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 has 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.
Table of Contents
Introduction Edwin A. Locke and Gary P. Latham Part 1: The Basics 1. Goal Setting Theory, 1990 Edwin A. Locke and Gary P. Latham 2. The Economic Value of Goal Setting to Employers Frank L. Schmidt 3. Stretch goals: Risks, Possibilities and Best Practices Steve Kerr and Doug Lepelley Part 2: Mediators and Moderators 4. 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 5. Feedback, Goal Setting and Task Performance Revisited Susan J. Ashford and Kathleen E. M. DeStobbeleir 6. Goal Commitment Howard J. Klein, Joseph T. Cooper and Christina A. Monahan 7. Goals, Goal Orientations, Strategies and Performance Robert E. Wood, Jennifer Whelan, Victor Sojo and Moureen Wong Part 3: Special Goal Topics 8. Goals and Affect Stefanie A. Plemmons and Howard M. Weiss 9. Determinants of Goals Peter A. Heslin and Karyn L. Wang 10. The Role of Self Efficacy in Goal-Based Motivation Albert Bandura 11. Goals and Self-regulation: Emerging Perspectives across Levels and Time David V. Day and Kerrie L. Unsworth 12. Multiple Goal Pursuit Sun Shuhua and Michael Frese 13. Learning Goals: A Qualitative and Quantitative Review, Gerard H. Seijts Gary P. Latham and Meredith Woodwark 14. Goals and Self Efficacy as Mediators Peter Heslin and Dan C. Caprar Part 4: 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) Robert D. Pritchard, Brandon L. Young, Nick Koenig, Daniel Schmerling and Natalie Wright Dixon 16. The Predictive Validity of Conscious and Nonconscious Motives on Career Advancement Ann Howard 17. Goal Setting and Organizational Transformation Lise M. Saari 18. A Quantitative Analysis of the High Performance Cycle in Italy Laura Borgogni, and Sylvia Dello Russo Part 5: Goals in Groups and at the Macro Level 19. Goal Setting in Teams William S. Kramer, Amanda L. Thayer and Eduardo Salas 20. Units, Divisions and Organizations: Macro-Level Goal Setting Greg Young and Ken G. Smith Part 6: Goal Setting in Specific Domains 21. The Relevance of Goal Setting Theory for Human Resource Management Gary P. Latham and Alana S. Arshoff 22. Goals and Creativity Christina E. Shalley and Gamze Koseoglu 23. Leadership and Goal Setting Ronald F. Piccolo and Claudia Buengeler 24. Goal Setting in Sports Kevin J. Williams 25. Goals and Negotiation Kevin Tasa, Glen Whyte, and Geoffrey J. Leonardelli 26. Using Goals to Promote Health Behaviour Change: Diet and Physical Activity Mical K. Shilts, Marilyn S. Townsend and Rod K. Dishman 27. Linking Goals and Aging: Experimental and Life-span Approaches Robin L. West, Natalie C. Ebner and Erin C. Hastings 28. Goals and Entrepreneurship J. Robert Baum 29. Working with Goals in Therapy Per Jostein Matre, Kitty Dahl, Robery Jensen, and Hans M. Nordahl 30. Goal Setting in the Academic Arena Dominique Morisano and Jordan B. Peterson Part 7: Cross Cultural Issues in Goal Setting 31. Cross Cultural Issues in Goal Setting Miriam Erez Part 8: Goals and the Subconscious 32. Regulating Goal Pursuit through Mental Contrasting with Implementation Intentions Gabriele Oettingen, Marion Wittchen and Peter M. Gollwitzer 33. Priming Subconscious Goals Shlomit Friedman Part 9: Problems and Pitfalls 34. Potential Pitfalls in Goal Setting and How to Avoid Them Gary P. Latham and Edwin A. Locke Part 10: The Goal Setting Questionnaire 35. Re-examining the Goal Setting Questionnaire Ho Kwong Kwan, Cynthia Lee Phyllis Wright and Chun Hiu Part 11: Goal Setting and Self Development 36. Using Goal Setting Theory to Promote Personal Development Cheryl J. Travers Part 12: Overview and Conclusions 37. Goal Setting Theory: The Current State Edwin A. Locke and Gary P. Latham