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Work or Work Package in project management is the amount of effort applied to produce a deliverable or to accomplish a task a terminal element or a group of related tasks defined at the same level in the WBS. Work packages, are unique within the same project, and they have a scheduled start date and end date.
 
  • EmploymentEmployment, a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. An employee contributes labor and expertise to an endeavor of an employer and is usually hired to perform specific duties which are packaged into a job. In most modern economies, the term "employee" refers to a specific defined relationship between an individual and a corporation, which differs from those of customer or client.

 

  • house worksHouse work, cleaning the rooms and furnishings of a home. Homemaking is a mainly American term for the management of a home, otherwise known as housework, housekeeping, or household management; it is the act of overseeing the organizational, financial, day-to-day operations of a house or estate, and the managing of other domestic concerns. The term "homemaker", however, may also refer to a social worker who manages a household during the incapacity of the housewife or househusband.

 

  • labor economicsLabor (economics), measure of the work done by human beings.Labour economics seeks to understand the functioning and dynamics of the markets for labour. Labour markets function through the interaction of workers and employers. Labour economics looks at the suppliers of labour services (workers), the demands of labour services (employers), and attempts to understand the resulting pattern of wages, employment, and income.

 

  • manual labourManual labour, physical work done by people. Manual labour or manual work is physical work done by people, most especially in contrast to that done by machines, and also to that done by working animals. It is most literally work done with the hands and, by figurative extension, it is work done with any of the muscles and bones of the body.

 

  • wage labourWage labour, in which a worker sells their labor and an employer buys it.Wage labour is the socioeconomic relationship between a worker and an employer, where the worker sells their labour under a formal or informal employment contract. These transactions usually occur in a labour market where wages are market determined In exchange for the wages paid, the work product generally becomes the undifferentiated property of the employer of the employer, except for special cases such as the vesting of intellectual property.

 

  • work project managementWork (project management), the effort applied to produce a deliverable or accomplish a task. Work in project management is the amount of effort applied to produce a deliverable or to accomplish a task (a terminal element) or a group of related tasks defined at the same level in the WBS. Work packages, are unique within the same project, and they have a scheduled start date and end date.

 

  • working systemWorking the system, using the rules and procedures meant to protect a system, instead to manipulate that system. Gaming the system (also referred to as bending the rules, playing the system, abusing the system, milking the system, or working the system) can be defined as [using] the rules and procedures meant to protect a system in order, instead, to manipulate the system for desired outcome.

 

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