TITLE

Setting Goals

AUTHOR(S)
Ashkenas, Ron
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Jan2014, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article identifies seven sins of goal-setting for organizational leaders, which are all motivated by the desire to avoid uncomfortable situations such as setting too many goals, not establishing consequences, and setting a goal to convey the appearance of progress.
ACCESSION #
93883796

 

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