ERIC Number: EJ270895
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982
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The Effects of Self-Set, Participatively Set and Assigned Goals on the Performance of Government Employees.
Latham, Gary P.; Marshall, Herbert A.
Personnel Psychology, v35 n2 p399-404 Sum 1982
Investigated the importance of assigned versus participative goal setting in defining effective supervisory behavior. Government employees (N=57) were assigned to self-set, participatively set, and assigned goal setting conditions. Results showed no significant difference in goal difficulty between those with participatively set goals and self-set goals. (JAC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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