Glossary

All A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Acronyms

  • Gaining Commitment
    Skillfully gains commitment to make organizational vision a reality; creates a belief that vision can be achieved.
  • Gather Information
    Identifies sources of conflicts, and provides parties with an opportunity to express their point of view; remains impartial in gathering and verifying information relevant to the conflict.
  • Gathering and Disseminating
    Continually gathers data from diverse sources to determine what information employees need to perform their work. Disseminates information to employees in a timely, efficient manner.
  • Gathering Information
    Studies all relevant budget material and anticipates future needs by gathering data on forthcoming plans. Ensures that budget proposals incorporate all elements. Translates organizational objectives, priorities, and analysis of current resources into accurate budget proposals.
  • GED

    ​GED stands for General Educational Development. This is a nationally recognized high school equivalency program. Adult learning providers offer classes for students who want to take the GED test.

    People take the GED test for many reasons. Some people want to enroll in college, while others want to enter a training or technical program; some take it for work-related or personal goals.

  • General Educational Development (GED)

    ​GED stands for General Educational Development. This is a nationally recognized high school equivalency program. Adult learning providers offer classes for students who want to take the GED test.

    People take the GED test for many reasons. Some people want to enroll in college, while others want to enter a training or technical program; some take it for work-related or personal goals.

  • Generating Enthusiasm
    Generates enthusiasm for task objectives and team accomplishment through standard and creative influence techniques. Focuses team effort and enthusiasm on goal attainment. Secures behavioral commitment of team members for goal attainment.
  • Generating Excitement
    Identifies fundamental values and beliefs to guide the organization into the future; generates excitement, enthusiasm, and commitment for the vision.
  • Generating Innovative Solutions
    Uses information, knowledge, and beliefs to generate original, innovative solutions to problems. Reframes problems in a different light to find fresh approaches. Entertains wide-ranging possibilities others may miss. Takes advantage of difficult or unusual situations to develop unique approaches and useful solutions.
  • Gestures
    Uses listening cues such as nodding.
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  • Glossary
    Use the glossary to find definitions for terms used in Illinois workNet.
  • Grants/Scholarships
    Types of “Gift Aid” – money that you do not have to earn by working and that generally does not need to be repaid. The difference is that grants are primarily based on financial need, while a scholarship is usually based, at least in part, on merit.
  • Green Initiative
    Illinois has defined Green to include any occupation that requires additional skills that result in reducing waste or energy consumption, or new occupations for renewable energy.