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Compensation amount employees are paid in money and benefits.

Compensation as used in psychoanalysis, this is a defense mechanism in which a person perceives himself to be lacking in some way and tries to make up for it by substituting some other characteristic which is perhaps exaggerated. This was a key concept in the work of Alfred Adler who suggested that, in this way, a small man might compensate for his lack of size by being aggressive and dominating psychologically.

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