Locke and Latham’s legacy provides a model of courage.

@article{Oettingen2019LockeAL,
  title={Locke and Latham’s legacy provides a model of courage.},
  author={Gabriele Oettingen},
  journal={Motivation Science},
  year={2019}
}
  • G. Oettingen
  • Published 1 June 2019
  • Psychology
  • Motivation Science
Goal-setting theory touched the lives of many by clarifying the types of goals that help people become more productive. The theory touched people directly through Locke and Latham’s writings (e.g., Locke & Latham, 1990) and indirectly through their shaping of institutions’ teaching philosophy. Reading Locke and Latham’s (2019) legacy article unveils an ever more interesting story, a story of courage, with the two scientists cooperatively pursuing a research question of their passion against the… 

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