What Are Organizational Goals? - Definition, Types & Examples


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What are the two main types of organizational goals?

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1. What type of goal focuses on the actual steps an organization needs to perform to achieve its operative goal?

2. What type of goal focuses on increasing the value of a product the company offers?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can use this quiz/worksheet combo to introduce you to the mechanics of setting attainable and effective objectives in an organization. Topics considered include goal types and market shares.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on your knowledge of the following types of goals:

  • General purpose
  • Organizational
  • Increasing market share
  • Increasing product value
  • Focuses on steps to achieving the operative goal

Skills Practiced

The worksheet and quiz allow students to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you gather the main points of information from the related lesson on organizational goals
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the areas covered by the two main types of goals
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the types of goals and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

In order to increase your understanding of organizational goals, review the accompanying lesson entitled What Are Operational Goals? - Definition, Types & Examples. In addition to other objectives, the lesson considers the following:

  • Differentiate between long-term and short-term goals
  • Explain why some goals may be difficult to measure
  • Compare quantitative and qualitative goals
  • Define key performance indicators
  • Examine some goals that are interdependent on each other