Goal-Setting Theory in Management: Definition & Examples


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What does it mean for a goal to be realistic?

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1. What does SMART stand for?

2. Why should organizations set goals?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These practice questions will help you study topics such as the the areas in life that you can set goals as well and what SMART stands for.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Topics that these questions test include:

  • Areas in life that can have goals
  • Meaning of SMART
  • Reasons for organizational goals

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related goal-setting theory in management lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the reasons for organizational goals and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the meaning of the SMART acronym

Additional Learning

Review these concepts by using the lesson called Goal-Setting Theory in Management: Definition & Examples which also helps you with these objectives:

  • Define what goals are
  • Understand the importance of goals
  • Identify the purpose of goal-setting
  • Describe the characteristics of SMART goals
  • Appreciate how companies can have a central focus