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    See Governments Incorporating Procurement Policies to Eliminate Refuse.
  • G7 – G8 Summit

    Established in 1975. Composed of the heads of state or government of the major industrial democracies (Canada, European Union, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, and United States) that meet annually to deal with the major economic and political issues facing their domestic societies and the international community as a whole. Currently known as the G7 as Russia was suspended from the G8 in March 2014. (G8 Research Group, 2015)
  • GAAP

  • Gain Sharing

    A team building and quality effort to achieve improvements by empowering employees to find creative ways to save dollars, improve profit, increase productivity and efficiency. Employees come together as a group or team and are rewarded if their efforts prove successful. Rewards may be monetary or non-monetary. (Business, 2002)
  • Gantt Chart

    A graphic scheduling device that displays the tasks to be performed on the vertical axis and the time required for each task on the horizontal axis. Gantt charts are the simplest of the various charting techniques for planning and controlling major projects and the materials deliveries that flow from them. (Burt, Dobler, & Starling, 2003)
  • GASB

  • Gatekeeper

    A role that contributes to the positive functioning of a group. A relations-oriented team role that encourages communication and participation from all team members; invites and clarifies ideas; and focuses on the assigned task.
  • GATT

  • GBL

  • GC

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