Definition of human relations in English:

human relations

plural noun

  • Relations with or between people, particularly the treatment of people in a professional context.

    ‘the balance between technology and human relations in medicine’
    as modifier ‘the human relations school of management’
    • ‘It is time to create new possibilities in human relations, in economics, in governance, in politics and in all areas of endeavor.’
    • ‘These people are well-suited to all fields involving human relations, and settling conflicts is their specialty.’
    • ‘In international relations, as in other spheres of human relations, nothing stands still for very long.’
    • ‘She uses it to focus on social issues and human relations in general, and issues concerning women and their identity in particular.’
    • ‘The many modern advances of the world have shifted attention toward issues of human relations, social action, culture and identities.’
    • ‘He had questions about everything: government, elections, the countries and their relations, human relations and society.’
    • ‘Wisdom recommends pursuing resolution and conciliation in human relations instead of reciprocating offence or petulance.’
    • ‘They've got to talk more about human relations.’
    • ‘They also study financial management, human relations, living a healthy lifestyle and a variety of other subjects.’
    • ‘In implies a continuing search for truth in the sense of humanity's pursuit of improved ways of building social institutions and ordering human relations.’
    • ‘The relations between service providers and customers are also human relations.’
    • ‘‘In human relations, as in law, it makes sense to assume people mean well unless we have evidence to suggest otherwise’.’
    • ‘While separations happen in the course of human relations, the void this particular episode left has been very difficult to fill.’
    • ‘He is not by nature honest or open about anything, and has a hard time seeing the gradations that exist in normal human relations.’
    • ‘Rightly so, in the sense that however essential the historical-political background is to his work, for him, the crucial preoccupation is human relations.’
    • ‘It reminds those of us who are academics that we're not just about information, we're also about human relations and society at large.’
    • ‘Desire, she can see, is the place where she will come to understand deeply the instrumental nature of human relations.’
    • ‘Problems in human relations can be analyzed, interpreted, and given meaning only within given social and ethical contexts.’
    • ‘In my opinion, the best political documentaries are those that capture the human relations in the story.’
    • ‘These days he heads the city's human relations commission.’