Appendix C. Glossary of Terms

Ability to Perform    A category of institutionalization practices in a process area that describes the preconditions that must exist in the unit or organization to implement practices competently. Ability to Perform typically involves resources, organizational structures, and preparation to perform the practices of the process area.

activity    Actions taken by responsible individuals or workgroups to implement workforce practices. (See also practices.)

activities    See workforce activities.

adequate    This word is used so that you can interpret goals and practices in light of your organization’s business objectives. When using the People CMM, you must interpret the practices so that they work for your organization. ...

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