New developments in and directions for goal-setting research.

@article{Latham2007NewDI,
  title={New developments in and directions for goal-setting research.},
  author={G. Latham and E. A. Locke},
  journal={European Psychologist},
  year={2007},
  volume={12},
  pages={290-300}
}
Abstract. Goal setting is an “open” theory built on inductive findings from empirical research. The present paper briefly summarizes this theory. Emphasis is then given to findings that have been obtained in the present millennium with regard to (1) the high performance cycle, (2) the role of goals as mediators of personality effects on performance, (3) personality variables as moderators of goal effects on performance, the effect of (4) distal, (5) proximal, and (6) learning goals on… Expand

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