Self-Regulation Theory: Definition & Strategies


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Steven works in the sales department of his firm. He and his friend Dan always have a little friendly competition between them to keep them motivated. This month, they both are representing a new product and Steven really wants to out-sell Dan. To do this, he has set a specific goal of how many products he wants to sell and a plan of how many people he has to talk to per hour in order to achieve it. What tactic of self-regulation is Steven using?

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1. Stella is a recovering addict and knows that she can't spend time with certain people or go certain places anymore because they make her want to use again. What self-regulation tactic is Stella using?

2. Tony is an MMA fighter and is trying to drop weight for his fight next week. He knows that he has 10 lbs. left to lose. To stay motivated, he's promised himself that if he makes weight and wins his fight, he will treat himself to a huge burger with fries and ice cream for dessert afterwards. What self-regulation tactic is Tony using?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The accompanying quiz and worksheet combo will determine your knowledge of the self-regulation theory. You will be tested on elements such as components of the theory.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Examples of proper self-regulation
  • Components of the theory
  • Tactics of the theory

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding self-regulation theory
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about tactics of the theory
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information on productive self-regulation

Additional Learning

To learn more about the theory, review the accompanying lesson on Self-Regulation Theory. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Defines the self-regulation theory
  • Details the four components of the theory
  • Covers self-regulation strategies
  • Explores the importance of conscious personal management