Goal Setting, T-Group Participation, and Self-Rated Change: An Experimental Study

  title={Goal Setting, T-Group Participation, and Self-Rated Change: An Experimental Study},
  author={Nancy E. Adler and Daniel J. Goleman},
  journal={The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science},
  pages={197 - 208}
  • N. Adler, D. Goleman
  • Published 1 April 1975
  • Psychology
  • The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science
Choice of a goal for self-change and participation in a T Group were varied in an orthogonal design in an experimental study of the relative effects of goal selection and T-Group participation. The Ss were high school seniors assigned for one semester to one of four conditions: I) both T Group and change goal, II) T Group but not change goal, III) neither change goal nor T Group, or IV) change goal but no T Group. At semester's end all Ss evaluated themselves on their change along the goal… 

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