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personnel
used in The Souls of Black Folk

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Definition
the people expected to obey orders in an organization — such as employees of a firm or soldiers in the military
  • So far, so good; but where local agents differed toto caelo in capacity and character, where the personnel was continually changing, the outcome was necessarily varied.
    Chapter 2 (64% in)
  • If the Bureau could have maintained a perfectly judicial attitude, this arrangement would have been ideal, and must in time have gained confidence; but the nature of its other activities and the character of its personnel prejudiced the Bureau in favor of the black litigants, and led without doubt to much injustice and annoyance.
    Chapter 2 (75% in)
  • But it does mean that this class is not nearly so large as a fairer economic system might easily make it, that those who survive in the competition are handicapped so as to accomplish much less than they deserve to, and that, above all, the personnel of the successful class is left to chance and accident, and not to any intelligent culling or reasonable methods of selection.
    Chapter 9 (33% in)

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