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Glossary of Performance Terminology

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Halo Effect  

The tendency for a single favorably perceived characteristic of an individual to generate an overall favorable opinion of

that individual.



Pertaining to a useful but not necessarily reliable guide or rule-of-thumb that serves as an aid in problem-solving,

learning and discovery, such as using the mileage of a used car as an indicator of the car's overall  mechanical condition.



Emphasizing the importance of the whole and the interdependence of its parts.


Human Capital  

The abilities (knowledge, skillsand attitudes exhibited by people in an organization which are inherently possessed

(talents) or acquired, through formal education, training, and experience. 


Human Resource Development (HRD) 

The discipline within organizations of providing individuals with organized learning initiatives designed to provide personal

growth and improve job performance. Also, the branch of an organization’s human resource function which is responsible

for providing such initiatives.


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