workplace

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n workplace a place where work is done "he arrived at work early today"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In 1992, approximately 750 deaths occurred in the United States due to workplace violence
    • n workplace A place where work is done; a place or structure in which people work.
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Usage

In literature:

The headquarters of the Arizona Attorney General, Gail Thackeray's former workplace, is on 1275 Washington Avenue.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
Does he contribute to his workplace, community, and society at large?
"After the Rain" by Sam Vaknin
The police went to Tom's workplace and discovered that he'd been fired the week before.
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
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In news:

WASHINGTON, DC — On March 8, the US House of Representatives passed a repeal of the ergonomics standard that would have put more requirements on workplace safety programs.
Focusing on the concept of "business execution," SuccessFactors knows that what happens in the workplace extends to the marketplace.
Workplace guru Mary Abbajay of Careerstone Group talked to Melanie about different personality types and how they may impact how people engage with others.
Farmers urged to face up to workplace risks.
State workplace safety officials are investigating the death of a farmworker who passed out while picking lettuce on a Salinas Valley farm.
The Model Alliance pushes for more protections in the workplace.
Shirley White from Success Images is here to talk about blending Feng Shui into the workplace.
Mustaches fight back against workplace stigmas.
A Deer Park police officer being charged with misdemeanor theft for a workplace pet peeve — stealing from the fridge.
While research shows that workplace friendships result in higher job satisfaction among employees, having buddies on the job has a dark side, a new study says.
While the United States limits workplace exposure, it has never regulated indoor air quality.
Golden Valley's General Mills has been named one of the Word's Best Multinational Workplaces by The Great Place to Work Institute.
Mars, Incorporated Named in Worlds Best Multinational Workplaces List for 2012.
General Mills Named one of the Worlds Best Multinational Workplaces by Great Place to Work.
General Mills ranked 17th on list of the 25 'World's Best Multinational Workplaces'.
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In science:

After tolerating a year of laughable pay and questionable safety precautions at the workplace, Brian decided to pursue graduate study at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida.
Variational Principles in General Relativity
The model is motivated both by certain kinds of biological epidemics, whose transmission may be dominated by sites at which individuals gather in close proximity (e.g., workplaces or public transport for a disease like SARS, cattle markets for foot–and–mouth disease, etc.) and by malware.
Viral Processes by Random Walks on Random Regular Graphs
The Refurbishment project is moving along in leaps and bounds resulting in a much more ergonomic workplace.
Anglo-Australian Observatory February 2009 newsletter
He recommends that HCI researchers need to partner with education researchers to examine the impact of switching to such devices from paper and apply current knowledge about the use of paper in workplaces to the context of schools.
Examining Motivations behind Paper Usage in Academia
Facebook offers automatic lists for social contexts, like workplaces and study institutions. They also suggest lists of close friends and acquaintances. Besides, users can set up their own customized lists of friends.
Social Cheesecake: An UX-driven designed interface for managing contacts
Quality of life issues: These begin in the workplace, with efficient layouts, good lighting, well-controlled temperature and humidity, and pleasing aesthetics – in contrast to some of the difficult (and occasionally dangerous) conditions experimentalists have endured in certain parasitic sites.
Reference Design Project Book: NUSEL-Homestake
The underground campus should be designed with the same attention to workplace ergonomics that is now routine in surface laboratories.
Reference Design Project Book: NUSEL-Homestake
We are using “Maple” via its interface with “Scientific Workplace”.
K-divisibility constants for some special couples
The Weka tool has the advantage of implementing almost every popular algorithm and combining this in a unified graphical user interface, providing a workplace where different algorithms can be combined and tested.
Basics of Feature Selection and Statistical Learning for High Energy Physics
In another work McDonald augmented this system with two different social networks: one based on workplace sociability, which represents how often individuals socialize with each other, the other based on shared workplace context, which represents logical work groups and work context over organizational boundaries .
Interest-Based vs. Social Person-Recommenders in Social Networking Platforms
Also, for personal health monitoring devices used at a home or workplace setting outside healthcare facilities, this precaution will be invalid since users need to connect their mobile devices with the medical devices via their home or work networks to observe their health condition.
The Enemy Within: The Emerging Threats to Healthcare from Malicious Mobile Devices
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