A. Why Humans ( People ) are Called Resources? Prior to humans being called resources, they were either called slaves, servants, labourers, workers, employees, staff, personnel etc depending on their "ownership" or relationship with the other party desirous of their economic contribution and the socio-politico order of the day. With the industrial revolution and the rise of Economics theory and thinkers, Adam Smith's production formula of Land, Labour and Capital became popular. The mobilisation of large numbers of people became the job of establishment departments or labour departments, later known as personnel (NOT personal) departments, and now HR Departments. In the academic world, the study of humans took a scientific approach, and social studies became accepted as Social Sciences, and the study of human behaviour, in groups and as individuals, became known as behaviourial sciences. "Industrial psychologists" also manage to find berths in Personnel Departments and HR Departments of large corporations and multi-nationals. Scientific management led to the question of "what is there to manage?", and the answer was (and still is?) as follows; 1. cost 2. time 3. resources Resources can be broken down as follows; 1. financial 2. human 3. materials / equipment / technology (knowledge) Thus giving rise to the phrase human resources! B. What is the Difference Between Human and Resources? 21st century thinking is beginning to give more credit to humans, viewing them (us!) as more than a production unit that is capable of innovation and creativity, essential ingredients in the knowledge economy. The fall of communism and the dominance of capitalism and rising consumerism, plus globalisation and centralisation (polarisation?) of production capacities to achieve massive economies of scale, and competition to secure energy sources, has only shifted our views of humans slightly ie from pure (human) resources to humans as a source of knowledge. Hence the "what's to manage" thingy looks like following; 1. cost 2. time 3. resources with resources categorised as follows; 1. financial (capital) 2. human knowledge (capital) 3. materials / technology / energy thus the present buzz words "human capital" as a key competitive edge / leverage in a global and knowledge-driven world economy. Industrial psychologists and social engineers are kept busy at finding ways of "humaneering" the corporate culture and the work place (family place?). So people, Got it? If not, see your Chief Learning Officer!
Natural resources are those that you can find out in nature. Manmade resources are resources that must be manufactured or made by humans.
I have learn the meaning of human resource management, importance of management, the difference between HR & HRM, importance of planning, need of HR and reasons as to why humans are referred to as resources........
Renewable resources can be created artificially by mankind by using energy of some kind. Nonrenewable resources cannot be recreated in any way by humans
All objects and materials on Earth are either natural resources or human-made. Natural resources come from the Earth, and are not synthesized in any way by humans. Human-made objects are made when humans manipulate natural resources in order to change their function in some way.
humans talk, phones answer.
The difference between fetal pigs and humans systems is actually not that big. The humans are bigger than fetal pigs.
1-2% the same difference between female humans and female chimpanzes
Cats do not have appendix and humans do.
Humans are more complex organisms.
the difference is the human one is for humans and the chicken one is for chickens. We humans eat chicken.....".........'........'..........lawls
Humans are a subset of the bigger Group mammals.
are protozoa and amoeba the same
Some of our resources come naturally, and some have to be made by humans. Here is an example.The moon is a natural satellite.The other satellites (that aren't moons) are not natural, because they are man - made.
humans cells contain dna, but the cell of archaea do not
The difference is about 1.9% between humans and chimps.
There was no difference, they were both Humans(Homo Sapians)
Devices do not care with this difference. Humans do.
Owls are nocturnal and humans are not.
of curse they are different
chickens are smaller than humans and have 4 legs and humans have 2 legs.
The main difference between the excretory mechanisms in birds and humans is the design. Humans separate urine from feces while birds excrete both urine and feces from the same area.
Humans have a type of DNA that is different between monkeys.
the difference is that proteins build humans and polypeptides build cells
Well since humans are animals, there is no difference. Einstein.
according to me the only difference between amoeba and humans is that , that amoeba is a unicellular organism whereas human are multi-cellular organisms ..............hope you like the answer.......... :D