functional flexibility

Dictionary of sociology. 2013.

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  • functional flexibility — UK US noun [U] HR ► the idea that workers should be trained to have a range of skills so that they can do other jobs as well as their own when necessary: »The idea of functional flexibility was met with a certain resistance when it was first… …   Financial and business terms

  • Flexibility — is the absolute range of movement in a joint or series of joints and muscles that is attainable in a momentary effort with the help of a partner or a piece of equipment. It is a term for the ability to easily bend an object or the ability to… …   Wikipedia

  • Functional training — is a classification of exercise which involves training the body for the activities performed in daily life. OriginsFunctional training has its origins in rehabilitation. Physical therapists developed exercises that mimicked what patients did at… …   Wikipedia

  • Functional movement — Functional movements are movements based on real world situational biomechanics. They usually involve multi planar, multi joint movements which place demand on the body s core musculature and innervation. Functional vs other movements Sports… …   Wikipedia

  • Labour market flexibility — refers to the speed with which labour markets adapt to fluctuations and changes in society, the economy or production.DefinitionIn the past, the most common definition of labour market flexibility was the neo liberal definition. This entailed the …   Wikipedia

  • Cognitive flexibility — Screenshot of computer based Wisconsin Card Sorting Test, a test used as a measure of cognitive flexibility. Cognitive flexibility is the term used to describe one of the executive functions; a function which is an important component of human… …   Wikipedia

  • Cross-functional team — A cross functional team is a group of people with different functional expertise working toward a common goal.[1] It may include people from finance, marketing, operations, and human resources departments. Typically, it includes employees from… …   Wikipedia

  • Nominal group (functional grammar) — Those five beautiful shiny Jonathan apples sitting on the chair In systemic functional grammar (SFG), a nominal group is a group of words which expresses an entity. A nominal group is widely regarded as synonymous to noun phrase in other… …   Wikipedia

  • Network of Excellence for Functional Biomaterials (NFB) — The Network of Excellence for Functional Biomaterials (NFB) is a multidisciplinary research center which hosts over sixty biologists, chemists, scientists, engineers, and clinicians based at the National University of Ireland, Galway. NFB… …   Wikipedia

  • Non-Functional Requirements framework — NFR (Non Functional Requirements) is a framework on Goal Modelling. The analysis begins with softgoals that represent NFR which stakeholders agree upon. Softgoals are goals that are hard to express, but tend to be global qualities of a software… …   Wikipedia

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