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19:48:26 Unit 2 – Thinking Influences Motivation Chapter 8 – Goals Plans – strategy for accomplishing something – accomplishing a goal or reaching an ideal state 1.) Get to the ideal state TOTE model 1.) Test the environment – are where we want to be 2.) Operate 3.) Test again 4.) Then end Corrective motivation 1.) Correct the discrepancy a. Deigned to bring us to the ideal state b. Changing of goals c. Changing into a new nature Goals 1.) Something you are striving to accomplish 2.) Goal – performance discrepancy a. Discreption reduction behavior b. High in achievement might create the discrepancy 3.) Effects on performance a. Specific is better then vague goals 4.) Goal acceptance a. Must accept the goal or else no motivation b.
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Unformatted text preview: Easier goal is the more likely we are to accept it GOAL DIFFUCULTY c. Credibility how much the person giving the goal is credible i. Status of person giving goal ii. How well the person knows you and your strengths and weaknesses d. Input you had on the goal e. Rewards i. If there are rewards associated with the goal then more motivating 5.) Goal proximity a. Short term are more motivational b. Closer the goal is to attainment the more powerful it is toward the behavior 6.) Criticisms a. Mostly when goals are set incorrectly b. Very effective motivational technique Putting it all together 1.) Implementation of intentions a. Plan of how to get started b. Plan for setbacks c....
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course PSYCH 335 taught by Professor Thresaheckert during the Spring '08 term at Truman State.

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