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Unformatted text preview: The employee must be committed to the goal. The employee must believe that he is capable of performing the task. Tasks involved in achieving the goal should be simple, familiar, and independent. The goal-setting theory is culture bound and is popular in North American cultures. If the goal-setting theory is followed, managers need to work with their employees in determining goal objectives in order to provide targets for motivation. In addition, the goals that are established should be specific rather than general in nature, and managers must provide feedback on performance....
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course MGMT 4375 taught by Professor Eixmann during the Fall '11 term at Texas State.
- Fall '11