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human: 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of mankind or of persons.
  -The Merriam Webster® Pocket Dictionary: Fourth Edition. 1989.

[This page was part of an early version of Cosma and is here for historical/archival purposes.
Please visit this page to see the current version Cosma, human.]

The issue of human resources is often treated as if it simply depends upon the fiscal
ability to hire capable people who have appropriate background, knowledge and time to
perform the tasks. But of course, in the real world, the issue of human resources is
a great deal more complex than that.
This project will first outline the human factors that operate in knowledge systems
and then describe how these are reflected at the individual and organizational levels.
This will then be used for interpreting vignettes about how human factors operate in
specific projects. [See organizations | people]

on the web

Cosma, Human Page

© Mary E. Hopper [MEHopper] | MEHopper@TheWorld.com [posted 03/03/03 | revised 11/18/08]