Business / Human Resources (HR) / Global Compensation: Pay practices relating to employees who are working on assignments in international locations. A service premium and additional incentives are often included in the compensation package to offset differences in taxes and cost of living.
Global Verb Synonyms: worldwide, international, broad, extensive, wide-ranging, far-reaching, epidemic, pandemic, universal
Technology / Cell Phones / Globalstar: Second major LEO-based global communications system; initially created for voice, it was launched in late 1999. MORE
Science / Marine Biology / Gps. Global Positioning System: An electronic device that uses positioning signals from satellites in order to locate precisely latitutude and longitude. Now used nearly exclusively for locating ship sampling stations at sea, but al MORE
Business / Human Resources (HR) / Indirect Compensation: Compensation that is not paid directly to an employee and is calculated in addition to base salary and incentive pay (i.e., health/dental/vision insurance, vacation, retirement benefits, educational b MORE
Entertainment / Photography / Infrared Compensation Index: Used to compensate the focus for black and white infrared film. Color ir film generally does not require compensation. MORE
Life Style / Wine / Globalization Of Wine: Refers to the increasingly international nature of the wine industry, including vineyard management practices, winemaking techniques, wine styles, and wine marketing. MORE