# Factor Comparison

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Factor Comparison: A job comparison process involving ranking each individual job by certain selected compensable factors to establish appropriate values to be used in determining pay rates.

## Other Words for Comparison

Comparison Verb Synonyms: contrasting, contrast, juxtaposing, juxtaposition, balancing, balance, weighing
Comparison Noun Synonyms: match, similarity, resemblance, likeness, comparability, relation, relationship, commensurability, kinship, point of agreement or correspondence
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## Other Words for Factor

Factor Adjective Synonyms: constituent, ingredient, element, part, particular, piece, component, circumstance, consideration, aspect, fact, influence, determinant, cause
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### Pool Factor

Business / Finance / Pool Factor: The outstanding principal balance divided by the original principal balance with the result expressed as a decimal. Pool factors are published monthly by the Bond Buyer newspaper for Ginnie Mae, Fanni MORE

### Paired Comparison

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Paired Comparison: A form of rating, in which the rater compares, one by one, the performance of each member in a group with the performance of every other member in the group. MORE

### One-Factor APT

Business / Finance / One-Factor APT: A special case of the arbitrage pricing theory that is derived from the one-factor model by using diversification and arbitrage. It shows that the expected return on any risky asset is a linear functi MORE

### Power Factor

Technology / Home Audio / Power Factor: The ratio of the total power in watts (resistive load) to the total apparent power in voltamperes (VA) (reactive load). The difference between watts and VA is due to reactive load impedance. Apparent MORE

### Present Value Factor

Business / Finance / Present Value Factor: Factor used to calculate an estimate of the present value of an amount to be received in a future period. If the opportunity cost of funds is 10% over next year, the factor is [1/(1 + 0.10)]. MORE

### R Factor Or Value

Business / Construction / R Factor Or Value: A measure of a materials resistance to the passage of heat. New homewalls are usually insulated with 4' of batt insulation with an R value of R-13, and a ceiling insulation of R-30. MORE