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attitude survey

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — Human Resource Management.

A community-based or sometimes an institutional-based study in which selected individuals are asked to provide answers to questions aimed at assessing their beliefs, values, or attitudes to...

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block grant

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — Accounting.

A grant made to an organization in the public sector, in which the organization is allowed to decide by its own procedures how to spend the grant.

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census tract

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — Business and Management.

A small geographical area (about 1200 households) in which the population has many socio-economic characteristics in common. The term is of US origin.

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Citizens Advice Bureau

Overview page. Subjects: Human Resource Management — Public Health and Epidemiology.

A municipal organization chiefly in the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand, staffed by paid professionals trained in such fields as social work and/or by untrained or partially...

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conceptual framework

Overview page. Subjects: Accounting — Public Health and Epidemiology.

A statement of theoretical principles to guide logical and systematic development of a research design, a specific policy, or an approach to problem solving. It is sometimes called a...

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core competencies

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — Business and Management.

Any distinctive capability that endows a particular business with a competitive advantage over its rivals. The degree to which the business can exploit this unique competence varies...

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cost-efficiency

Overview page. Subjects: Marketing — Public Health and Epidemiology.

The balance, for a media schedule or purchase, of reaching target audiences at the right frequency relative to the business goals and at the lowest price.

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geocoding

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — Marketing.

A method of classifying personal data according to the place of residence, using precise indicators such as postal or zip codes. This is a useful device for many epidemiological studies and...

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guest worker

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — Human Resource Management.

Anglicized version of the German gästarbeiter, a term used throughout the European Union to describe migratory or transitory laborers, usually from Eastern Europe, Asia Minor (Turkey), or...

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labour-management partnership

Overview page. Subjects: Human Resource Management — Public Health and Epidemiology.

A collective agreement between a trade union and an employer that gives effect to the concept of social partnership at enterprise level. Agreements of this kind have been negotiated by a...

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metropolitan statistical area

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — Business and Management.

Also called standard metropolitan statistical area (SMSA). The term used by the US Census Bureau to describe the administrative and statistical region embracing a city and its immediate...

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networking

Overview page. Subjects: Human Resource Management — Public Health and Epidemiology.

The process of establishing and maintaining connections among individuals and agencies, organizations, either as an end in itself or to achieve some specific objective.

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occupational hazard

Overview page. Subjects: Business and Management — Public Health and Epidemiology.

A general term covering all workplace hazards, i.e., attributable to all forms of environmental contamination and physical, ergonomic, psychological, and social stress.

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situation analysis

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — Business and Management.

The gathering and evaluation of information to identify the target group and strategic direction of an advertising campaign.

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undocumented worker

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — Human Resource Management.

Is a migrant worker who lacks authorization for legal residence in the host country and who does not possess a work permit. Undocumented workers often enter the country in which they work...

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waste

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — Business and Management.

1. (spoilage) The amount of material lost as part of a production process. Acceptable levels of waste, known as a normal loss, are part of the cost of production and as such...

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