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workforce

people who are 16 or olderwho are employed or looking for a job

downsizing

planned reduction in the number of employees needed, reduce costs

outsourcing

removes work from one companyand and sends it to another company that can complete it at a lower cost

job analysis

specific study of a job to identify in detail the job duties and skill requirements

compensation

amount of money paid to an employee for work performed

salary and wages

direct work completed

benefits

compensation in forms other than direct payment

incentive systems

connect the amount of compensation to the quality or quantity of an employees performance

promotion

advancement of an employee to a position with greater responsibility

transfer

assignment of an employee to another jobin the company with a similar level of reponsibility

termination

ends the employment relationship between a company and an employee

organazational culture

the enviroment in which people work, made up of the atmosphere, behaviors, beliefs, and relationships.

work enviroment

physical conditions and the psychological atmosphere in which employees work

labor union

organized group of employees who negotiate with employees about issues

diversity

comprehensive inclusion of people with differences in personal characteristics and attributes

glass ceiling

artificial limit placed on minority groups moving into positions of authority and decision making

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