Goals and Goal Setting: Achieving Measured Objectives

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Cengage Learning, 2003 - 106 pages
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Goals provide a sense of purpose as well as a reason to strive for meaningful results. This book helps you define goals and set measurable objectives to achieve them, whether the goal is one you have set for yourself or one that is assigned to you. Discover how to handle obstacles that may stand in your way and how visualizing your goals can turn your mind into your biggest motivational tool.
 

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Contents

Definition of a Goal
3
Goals Must Be Written
5
Missions
9
Objectives
12
Goals and Objectives Pyramids
14
Who Sets Goals?
17
Who Sets Goals Is Important
19
Managements Role
20
How Are Goals Set?
29
A FourTask Process
31
Identify Opportunities for Goals
32
Write Goal Statements
47
Develop Goals
61
Formulate Action Plans
80
Goal Achievement
87
The Foundation and Support for Goal Achievement
89

The ThreeStep Process
21
Communication
22
BottomUp Goal Setting
23
TopDown Goal Setting
24
Adopt and Adapt the Goal
26
Summary
96
Answers to Exercises
100
Authors Comments
103
Additional Reading
105
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