publication . Article . 1993

Systemic consultation and goal setting

Alan Carr;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 1993
  • Country: Ireland
Over two decades of empirical research conducted within a positivist framework has shown that goal setting is a particularly useful method for influencing task performance in occupational and industrial contexts. The conditions under which goal setting is maximally effective are now clearly established. These include situations where there is a high level of acceptance and commitment, where goals are specific and challenging, where the task is relatively simple rather than complex, and where progress is regularly monitored. Participation in goal setting has also been found to be vital for enhancing performance. Setting both individual and group goals improves pe...
free text keywords: Family therapy, Goal setting, Positivist framework
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