Going for the Goal

Huisken, Brad
September 2003
JCK;Sep2003, Vol. 174 Issue 9, p82
Trade Publication
Focuses on the importance of goals in providing direction and motivation in jobs. Provision of short-term goals; Vitality of mid-range goals to goal setting; End result of short-term and mid-range goals.


Related Articles

  • A THEORETICAL EXAMINATION OF THE CONSTRUCT VALIDITY OF OPERATIONALIZATIONS OF GOAL DIFFICULTY. Wright, Patrick M. // Human Resource Management Review;Winter92, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p275 

    Investigates the construct validity of operationalizations of goal difficulty from a theoretical perspective. How various theories of motivation have defined goal difficulty as a motivational construct; Bias in using practice trials for goal setting; Implications for operationalizing goal...

  • Clarify job expectations to drive better performance.  // Managing People at Work;Feb2011, Issue 347, p5 

    The article offers suggestions on how managers can motivate their employees including drafting a list of expectations, sharing written expectations with employees, and rewarding employees for exceeding expectations.

  • soundbites.  // Recruiter;2/9/2011, p18 

    In this article, the author presents the perspectives of several executives regarding the question of how to motivate office staff over winter, especially during the cold weather and shorter, darker days.

  • Increase employee accountability.  // Communication Briefings;Apr2013, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p7 

    The article presents a discussion of the strategies to increase accountability of employees, adapted from the book "Essential Skills for Manager's Success."

  • Ask Sahar. Hashemi, Sahar // Director;Feb2011, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p22 

    The article provides an answer to a question on how to encourage employees to develop new ways of doing business.

  • Maintain employee motivation.  // Communication Briefings;Nov2015, Vol. 34 Issue 11, p5 

    The article presents practices to highly motivate employees, including conduct of regular face-to-face conversations, and working with them for ideas, plans and goals, adapted from "10 Tips to Motivate Employees," by Brady Wilson in the October 9, 2015 issue of "USA BusinessReview."

  • Inspire Overly-Cautious Employees.  // Successful Supervisor;2015, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p7 

    The article offers tips how to motivate employees such as starting to give them goals they can achieve and giving additional goals.

  • Integrating challenging financial and non financial goals difficult. Murtagh, Joe // Hudson Valley Business Journal;03/27/2000, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p4 

    Discusses how a business can get its people to commit to specific performance outcomes and goals by changing their personal behavior. Challenging people to work creatively; Profits expected as a result of customer satisfaction.

  • FORCE VERSUS CHOICE, OR FORCE AND CHOICE? AN INTEGRATIVE MODEL OF EXPECTANCY THEORY. Kopf, Jerry M. // Human Resource Management Review;Summer92, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p131 

    Discusses the force and choice integrative model of expectancy theory. Relationship between effort and the strength of the expected utility of goal achievement; Importance of the magnitude of the reward for high performance on employee motivation.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics