ERIC Number: EJ363211
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
The Effects of Differential Goal Weights on the Performance of a Complex Financial Task.
Edmister, Robert O.; Locke, Edwin A.
Personnel Psychology, v40 n3 p505-17 Fall 1987
Determined whether people could obtain outcomes on a complex task that would be in line with differential goal weights corresponding to different aspects of the task. Bank lending officers were run through lender-simulation exercises. Five performance goals were weighted. Demonstrated effectiveness of goal setting with complex tasks, using group analysis, and multiple goals with differential weights. (Author/KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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