Performance in a particular situation self talk also

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performance in a particular situation. Self-talk also affects how well we figure out the best way to accomplish new or complex tasks. Mental imagery involves mentally practicing a task and imagining successfully performing it beforehand. By mentally walking through the activities required to accomplish the task, we begin to see problems that may occur. Imagining successful performance of the task beforehand increases goal commitment and motivates us to complete the task effectively. 3. Designing natural rewards : Employees can find ways to make the job itself more motivating. One way to build natural rewards into the job is to alter the way a task is accomplished. People often have enough discretion in their jobs to make slight changes to suit their needs and preferences. 4. Self-monitoring : This is the process of keeping track of one's progress toward a goal. It includes the notion of consciously checking naturally occurring feedback at regular intervals. Self-monitoring also includes designing artificial feedback (e.g., computer printouts, instrument dials, etc.) where natural feedback does not occur.
5. Self-reinforcement : Self-reinforcement occurs whenever an employee has control over a reinforcer but doesn't "take" the reinforcer until completing a self-set goal. This might involve taking a break after completing a task to a preset goal, or it may involve changing to a more interesting task after completing a boring task. Your supervisor is intrigued by the concept of self-leadership and wants to know more about it. Discuss how she can encourage self-leadership and which conditions would encourage self-leadership to be more likely to occur.
WesTech Components wants to hire several people for jobs requiring a high degree of creativity. Identify three individual characteristics that WesTech should consider when selecting job applicants who have a high potential for creativity. The textbook describes several characteristics of creative people. Students need to discuss any three characteristics .

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