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Human resources

“Human resource” and “Manpower” redirect here. For other uses, see Human resource (disambiguation) and Manpower (disambiguation).

Human resources is the set of individuals who make up the workforce of an organizationbusiness sector or an economy. “Human capital” is sometimes used synonymously with human resources, although human capital typically refers to a more narrow view; i.e., the knowledge the individuals embody and can contribute to an organization. Likewise, other terms sometimes used include “manpower”, “talent”, “labor” or simply “people”.

The professional discipline and business function that oversees an organization’s human resources is called human resource management (HRM, or simply HR).

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