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New Developments in Goal Setting and Task Performance.

By: Locke, Edwin A.
Contributor(s): Latham, Gary P.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013Description: 1 online resource (689 p.).ISBN: 9781136180965.Subject(s): Employee motivation | Goal setting in personnel managementGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: New Developments in Goal Setting and Task PerformanceDDC classification: 158.7 | 658.3/14 | 658.314 LOC classification: HF5549.5.G6 L626 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Introduction; Acknowledgments; About the Editors; About the Authors; PART I The Basics; 1 Goal Setting Theory, 1990; 2 The Economic Value of Goal Setting to Employers; 3 Stretch Goals: Risks, Possibilities, and Best Practices; PART II Mediators and Moderators; 4 Attributions and Emotions as Mediators and/or Moderators in the Goal-Striving Process; 5 Feedback, Goal Setting, and Task Performance Revisited; 6 Goal Commitment; 7 Goals, Goal Orientations, Strategies, and Performance; PART III Special Goal Topics; 8 Goals and Affect
9 Determinants of Goals10 The Role of Self-Efficacy in Goal-Based Motivation; 11 Goals and Self-regulation: Emerging Perspectives across Levels and Time; 12 Multiple Goal Pursuit; 13 Learning Goals: A Qualitative and Quantitative Review; 14 Goals and Self-Efficacy as Mediators; PART IV Long-Term and Large Scale Goal Setting Programs and Studies; 15 Long-Term Effects of Goal Setting on Performance with the Productivity Measurement and Enhancement System (ProMES); 16 The Predictive Validity of Conscious and Subconscious Motives on Career Advancement
17 Goal Setting and Organizational Transformation18 A Quantitative Analysis of the High Performance Cycle in Italy; PART V Goals in Groups and at the Macro Level; 19 Goal Setting in Teams; 20 Units, Divisions, and Organizations: Macro-Level Goal Setting; PART VI Goal Setting in Specific Domains; 21 The Relevance of Goal Setting Theory for Human Resource Management; 22 Goals and Creativity; 23 Leadership and Goal Setting; 24 Goal Setting in Sports; 25 Goals and Negotiation; 26 Using Goal Setting to Promote Health Behaviour Change: Diet and Physical Activity
27 Linking Goals and Aging: Experimental and Lifespan Approaches28 Goals and Entrepreneurship; 29 Working with Goals in Therapy; 30 Goal Setting in the Academic Arena; PART VII Cross Cultural Issues in Goal Setting; 31 Cross-Cultural Issues in Goal Setting; PART VIII Goals and the Subconscious; 32 Regulating Goal Pursuit Through Mental Contrasting with Implementation Intentions; 33 Priming Subconscious Goals; PART IX Problems and Pitfalls; 34 Potential Pitfalls in Goal Setting and How to Avoid Them; PART X The Goal Setting Questionnaire; 35 Re-Examining the Goal-Setting Questionnaire
PART XI Goal Setting and Self Development36 Using Goal Setting Theory to Promote Personal Development; PART XII Overview and Conclusions; 37 Goal Setting Theory: The Current State; Author Index; Subject Index
Summary: This book concentrates on the last twenty years of research in the area of goal setting and performance at work. The editors and contributors believe goals affect action, and this volume will have a lineup of international contributors who look at the recent theories and implications in this area for IO psychologists and human resource management academics and graduate students.
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Introduction; Acknowledgments; About the Editors; About the Authors; PART I The Basics; 1 Goal Setting Theory, 1990; 2 The Economic Value of Goal Setting to Employers; 3 Stretch Goals: Risks, Possibilities, and Best Practices; PART II Mediators and Moderators; 4 Attributions and Emotions as Mediators and/or Moderators in the Goal-Striving Process; 5 Feedback, Goal Setting, and Task Performance Revisited; 6 Goal Commitment; 7 Goals, Goal Orientations, Strategies, and Performance; PART III Special Goal Topics; 8 Goals and Affect

9 Determinants of Goals10 The Role of Self-Efficacy in Goal-Based Motivation; 11 Goals and Self-regulation: Emerging Perspectives across Levels and Time; 12 Multiple Goal Pursuit; 13 Learning Goals: A Qualitative and Quantitative Review; 14 Goals and Self-Efficacy as Mediators; PART IV Long-Term and Large Scale Goal Setting Programs and Studies; 15 Long-Term Effects of Goal Setting on Performance with the Productivity Measurement and Enhancement System (ProMES); 16 The Predictive Validity of Conscious and Subconscious Motives on Career Advancement

17 Goal Setting and Organizational Transformation18 A Quantitative Analysis of the High Performance Cycle in Italy; PART V Goals in Groups and at the Macro Level; 19 Goal Setting in Teams; 20 Units, Divisions, and Organizations: Macro-Level Goal Setting; PART VI Goal Setting in Specific Domains; 21 The Relevance of Goal Setting Theory for Human Resource Management; 22 Goals and Creativity; 23 Leadership and Goal Setting; 24 Goal Setting in Sports; 25 Goals and Negotiation; 26 Using Goal Setting to Promote Health Behaviour Change: Diet and Physical Activity

27 Linking Goals and Aging: Experimental and Lifespan Approaches28 Goals and Entrepreneurship; 29 Working with Goals in Therapy; 30 Goal Setting in the Academic Arena; PART VII Cross Cultural Issues in Goal Setting; 31 Cross-Cultural Issues in Goal Setting; PART VIII Goals and the Subconscious; 32 Regulating Goal Pursuit Through Mental Contrasting with Implementation Intentions; 33 Priming Subconscious Goals; PART IX Problems and Pitfalls; 34 Potential Pitfalls in Goal Setting and How to Avoid Them; PART X The Goal Setting Questionnaire; 35 Re-Examining the Goal-Setting Questionnaire

PART XI Goal Setting and Self Development36 Using Goal Setting Theory to Promote Personal Development; PART XII Overview and Conclusions; 37 Goal Setting Theory: The Current State; Author Index; Subject Index

This book concentrates on the last twenty years of research in the area of goal setting and performance at work. The editors and contributors believe goals affect action, and this volume will have a lineup of international contributors who look at the recent theories and implications in this area for IO psychologists and human resource management academics and graduate students.

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<p>Edwin A. Locke is Dean's Professor of Leadership and Motivation (Emeritus) at the R.H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park. He received his BA from Harvard in 1960 and his Ph.D. in Industrial Psychology from Cornell University in 1964</p> <p><br> Gary P. Latham is the Secretary of State Professor of Organizational Effectiveness in the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto where he has cross appointments in Industrial Relations, School of Nursing and the Department of Psychology. His previous positions include staff psychologist at the American Pulpwood Association and the Weyerhaeuser Company and Ford Motor Professor in and Chair of the Management and Organization Department of the University of Washington.</p>

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