Goal orientation and ability: interactive effects on self-efficacy, performance, and knowledge.

@article{Bell2002GoalOA,
  title={Goal orientation and ability: interactive effects on self-efficacy, performance, and knowledge.},
  author={Bradford Bell and Steve W. J. Kozlowski},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  year={2002},
  volume={87 3},
  pages={497-505}
}
This study examined the direct relationship of goal orientation--and the interaction of goal orientation and cognitive ability--with self-efficacy, performance, and knowledge in a learning context. The authors argue that whether a particular type of goal orientation is adaptive or not adaptive depends on individuals' cognitive ability. Consistent with… CONTINUE READING

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