Chapter 15WITH ANSWERS Goal Setting

Chapter 15WITH ANSWERS Goal Setting - EXSS 181 Dr Hedgpeth...

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EXSS 181 Dr Hedgpeth Chapter 15 Goal Setting 1. It is recommended that appropriate goals be a. short-term only b. long-term only c. a combination of short- and long-term d. short-term early in the season, then long-term midway through the season e. either short-term or long-term depending on the way you phrase your generalized goals 2. Focusing on performance (as opposed to outcome goals) during competition has been shown to be associated with _____ anxiety and _____ performance. a. more; poorer b. less; superior c. more; superior d. less; poorer e. none of the above 3. Which of the following (according to research by Filby and colleagues) would produce the best performance? a. performance goals b. process goals c. outcome goals d. a combination of goals e. subjective goals 4. Studies of goal setting in business have concluded that a. although goals work in some situations, more often than not, specific goals are not better than "do your best" goals b. it does not matter how difficult your goals are—any goal will be effective c. goal setting works very well d. goal setting is effective but only when the goals are easy e. all of the above 5. Burton (1989a), in a study of basketball skills, found that a. general goals were just as effective as specific goals b. goal setting was effective for all tasks c. short-term goals were more effective than long-term goals d. goal setting enhanced performance better on low- as compared with high-complexity tasks
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2010 for the course EXSS 181 taught by Professor Hedgepeth during the Spring '09 term at UNC.

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Chapter 15WITH ANSWERS Goal Setting - EXSS 181 Dr Hedgpeth...

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