The tendency for a single favorably perceived characteristic of an individual
to generate an overall favorable opinion of
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.
the importance of the whole and the interdependence of its parts.
The abilities (knowledge, skills, and attitudes exhibited by people in an organization which are inherently possessed
(talents) or acquired, through formal education, training, and experience.
Human Resource Development
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.