Factor Weight

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Factor Weight: Used in the job evaluation process, it is the process of assigning a weight to compensable factors to determine their relative worth.

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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Other Words for Weight

Weight Noun Synonyms: arrange, manipulate, bias, incline, slant, rig
Weight Verb Synonyms: heaviness, avoirdupois, mass, tonnage, heft
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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

Rate Factor

Business / Real Estate / Rate Factor: The number of dollars required to pay off each $1,000 of a mortgage loan. MORE

Protective Factors

Life Style / Adoption / Protective Factors: Strengths and resources that appear to mediate or serve as a 'buffer' against risk factors that contribute to vulnerability to maltreatment or against the negative effects of maltreatment experiences. MORE

Price-Weighted Index

Business / Finance / Price-Weighted Index: An index giving a greater influence to higher-valued stocks by weighting all component stocks by their price. 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

Reflectivity Factor (Z)

Technology / Radar / Reflectivity Factor (Z): Integral over the backscatter cross-section of the particles in a pulse volume. For particles small compared to the wavelength the scatter cross-section is d6, where d is the diameter of the particle. MORE

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