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ERIC Number: EJ805097
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Aug
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 17
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1090-8811
Objectives--Are They Useful? A Quick Assessment
Moore, Stephanie; Ellsworth, James B.; Kaufman, Roger
Performance Improvement, v47 n7 p41-47 Aug 2008
Most people understand the importance of objectives and the link between having objectives and accomplishing results. However, there is a difference between a well-defined objective and a poorly developed objective both in how they are constructed and in what they ultimately lead to. In this article, we explore three levels of objectives, provide examples of good objectives at each level, and put forth a 7-point inspection any objective should meet if it is to be a useful objective. (Contains 2 tables and 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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