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New developments in goal setting and task performance

Author: Edwin A Locke; Gary P Latham
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2013.
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin A Locke; Gary P Latham
ISBN: 9780415885485 0415885485 0203082745 9780203082744
OCLC Number: 741542080
Description: xxiv, 664 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction / Edwin A. Locke and Gary P. Latham --
Goal setting theory, 1990 / Edwin A. Locke and Gary P. Latham --
The economic value of goal setting to employers / Frank L. Schmidt --
Stretch goals : risks, possibilities and best practices / Steve Kerr and Doug LePelley --
Attributions and emotions as mediators and/or moderators in the goal striving process / Marion B. Eberly, Dong Liu, Terence R. Mitchell and Thomas W. Lee --
Feedback, goal setting and task performance revisited / Susan J. Ashford and Kathleen E.M. DeStobbeleir --
Goal commitment / Howard J. Klein, Joseph T. Cooper and Christina A. Monahan --
Goals, goal orientations, strategies and performance / Robert E. Wood, Jennifer Whelan, Victor Sojo and Moureen Wong --
Special goal topics --
Goals and affect / Stefanie A. Plemmons and Howard M. Weiss --
Determinants of goals / Peter A. Heslin and Karyn L. Wang --
The role of self efficacy in goal-based motivation / Albert Bandura --
Goals and self-regulation : emerging perspectives across levels and time / David V. Day and Kerrie L. Unsworth --
Multiple goal pursuit / Sun Shuhua and Michael Frese --
Learning goals : a qualitative and quantitative review / Gerard H. Seijts, Gary P. Latham and Meredith Woodwark --
Goals and self efficacy as mediators / Peter A. Heslin and Dan V. Caprar --
Long term and large scale goal setting programs and studies --
Long term effects of goal setting on performance with the productivity measurement and enhancement system (promes) / Robert D. Pritchard, Brandon L. Young, Nick Koenig, Daniel Schmerling and Natalie Wright Dixon --
The predictive validity of conscious and nonconscious motives on career advancement / Ann Howard --
Goal setting and organizational transformation / Lise M. Saari --
A quantitative analysis of the high performance cycle in italy / Laura Borgogni, and Silvia Dello Russo --
Goals in groups and at the macro level --
Goal setting in teams / William S. Kramer, Amanda L. Thayer and Eduardo Salas --
Units, divisions and organizations : macro-level goal setting / Greg Young and Ken G. Smith --
Goal setting in specific domains --
The relevance of goal setting theory for human resource management / Gary P. Latham and Alana S. Arshoff --
Goals and creativity / Christina E. Shalley and Gamze Koseoglu --
Leadership and goal setting / Ronald F. Piccolo and Claudia Buengeler --
Goal setting in sports / Kevin J. Williams --
Goals and negotiation / Kevin Tasa, Glen Whyte, and Geoffrey J. Leonardelli --
Using goals to promote health behaviour change : diet and physical activity / Mical K. Shilts, Marilyn S. Townsend and Rod K. Dishman --
Linking goals and aging : experimental and life-span approaches / Robin L. West, Natalie C. Ebner and Erin C. Hastings --
Goals and entrepreneurship / J. Robert Baum --
Working with goals in therapy / Per Jostein Matre, Kitty Dahl, Robert Jensen, and Hans M. Nordahl --
Goal setting in the academic arena / Dominique Morisano and Jordan B. Peterson --
Cross cultural issues in goal setting --
Cross cultural issues in goal setting / Miriam Erez --
Goals and the subconscious --
Regulating goal pursuit through mental contrasting with implementation intentions / Gabriele Oettingen, Marion Wittchen and Peter M. Gollwitzer --
Priming subconscious goals / Shlomit Friedman --
Problems and pitfalls --
Potential pitfalls in goal setting and how to avoid them / Gary P. Latham and Edwin A. Locke --
The goal setting questionnaire --
Re-examining the goal setting questionnaire / Ho Kwong Kwan, Cynthia Lee, Phyllis Wright and Chun Hui --
Goal setting and self development --
Using goal setting theory to promote personal development / Cheryl J. Travers --
Overview and conclusions --
Goal setting theory : the current state / Edwin A. Locke and Gary P. Latham.
Responsibility: edited by Edwin A. Locke and Gary P. Latham.

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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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