definitions of thesaurus terminology
definitions of terms used in thesaurus entries
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Thesaurus: 1501 entries.
COMMUNITY UNIONISM (Search for related entries in the library)
Scope Note: Organizing among workers with multiple employers/workplaces through workers' centres/associations, sometimes in alliance with unions; self-organizing focusing on politicization and social justice.
COMMUTING (Search for related entries in the library)
Scope Note: A form of geographic mobility also known as the journey-to-work that varies temporarily.
COMPUTER ASSISTED INSTRUCTION (Search for related entries in the library)
Scope Note: A teaching and learning method in which a computer is used as a teaching device to present instructional material and to monitor learning.
COMPUTER SCIENCE (Search for related entries in the library)
Scope Note: An academic discipline concerned primarily with the conceptualization, creation, development, implementation, and manipulation of computer systems and languages.
COMPUTERIZATION (Search for related entries in the library)
Scope Note: The conversion of a manual work process to a computer-based process, or the implementation of computers in a workplace.
COMPUTERS (Search for related entries in the library)
Scope Note: Machines designed to facilitate and speed up communication, electronic information storage, and logical processes.
CONGRESS OF INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATIONS
CONSENSUS DECISION MAKING
Scope Note: A mechanism for democratizing organizations, moving them away from representative forms toward more inclusive and particatory ones. Linked to non-bureaucratic and community-based organizations/groups, e.g., women's and social movements.