manpower shortage

manpower shortage

A dearth of persons with a particular skill, which, in a free-market economy driven by “supply and demand”, may result in difficulty in obtaining their services.

manpower shortage

A dearth of persons with a particular skill which, in a free market economy driven by 'supply-and-demand', may result in ↑ salaries and difficulty in obtaining their services. Cf Physician 'glut. '.
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These two research projects have seen the development of semi-automated and fully-automated machining solutions for the aviation MRO industry, solving the manpower shortage problem of the industry, improving the quality of the repair, and shortening the time of repair.
The meeting decided to appoint at least 2,000 retired armed forces personnel on contract basis to cope up with the manpower shortage and in this regard a summary would be floated to Government shortly.
He wrote that a chronic manpower shortage meant that "it's just a matter of time before we're infiltrated by a psychopath or a terrorist; with this amount of people getting pushed through".
The SIT zeroed in on CEIB after it was found that the agency had all the resources at its disposal for handling the role while ED is already overburdened with money laundering and foreign exchange violation cases and is facing a manpower shortage as well.
In an attempt to ease such military concerns and hence compensate for the manpower shortage, the same law also stipulates the recruitment of men to the military to be trained as professional privates, instead of relying on conscripted privates.
Our facilitation centers have registered the issues of SMEs regarding lack of proper infrastructure un-skilled manpower shortage of finances access to the utilities, district police issues taxation issues competition acquiring of land getting NTN etc.
The official denied that it was due to manpower shortage of the municipality in handling growing residential areas that the decision to privatise street cleaning service was taken.
The guild in a letter to the I Board has asked for steps to address the crisis of manpower shortage.
ENGLAND are facing a manpower shortage ahead of Sunday's highly prestigious friendly with Brazil at the Maracana Stadium.
Earlier in a keynote speech at the SPE Talent & Retention Workshop, Al Gassab said there were two aspects to the manpower shortage - attraction and retention of talent.
With its fire-fighting department facing a manpower shortage, Detroit is looking at innovative means to promote tourism as well as contain common fires.
The panel will examine whether the SDF can cope with its manpower shortage through an efficient arrangement of personnel, while taking into account the SDF's role in relief operations following the March disaster, the sources said.

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