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PsyCap Hope: The Will and the Way

Fred Luthans, Carolyn M. Youssef, and Bruce J. Avolio

in Psychological Capital: Developing the Human Competitive Edge

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195187526
eISBN:
9780199789863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187526.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter draws from the considerable theory and research of C. Rick Snyder to define PsyCap hope in terms of both agency (willpower) and pathways (waypower) to accomplish goals. After summarizing ... More


Overcoming Procrastination through Planning

Frank Wieber and Peter M. Gollwitzer

in The Thief of Time: Philosophical Essays on Procrastination

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195376685
eISBN:
9780199776306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376685.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Procrastination is addressed from the perspective of the psychology of goals, looking at how people may procrastinate with respect to the typical tasks people need to tackle in pursuit of goals. ... More


System Justification and the Disruption of Environmental Goal-Setting: A Self-Regulatory Perspective

Irina Feygina, Rachel E. Goldsmith, and John T. Jost

in Self Control in Society, Mind, and Brain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195391381
eISBN:
9780199776894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391381.003.0026
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Social Psychology

Global warming and environmental destruction pose formidable social dilemmas. Although the contribution of each person to the problem through consumption, utilization, and waste is nearly invisible, ... More


Achieving your GOAL: A case study of three learners

Tanya McCarthy

in Independent Language Learning: Building on Experience, Seeking New Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083640
eISBN:
9789882209299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083640.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter reports on a yearlong case study of three learners at Kanda University of International Studies in Japan. Analysing data from learner portfolios, interviews and reflective reports, the ... More


Goal-Setting as a Governance Strategy

Oran R. Young

in Governing Complex Systems: Social Capital for the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035934
eISBN:
9780262338899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035934.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Mainstream thinking about governance focuses on rule-making and directs attention to the challenges of developing rules, promulgating implementing regulations, and dealing with matters of compliance ... More


Conceptualization: Goal Setting as a Strategy for Earth System Governance

Oran R. Young

in Governing through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035620
eISBN:
9780262337410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035620.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Mainstream thinking about governance focuses on rule-making and directs attention to the challenges of developing rules, promulgating implementing regulations, and dealing with matters of compliance ... More


Apply the Evidence and Evaluate the Achievement of Desired Outcomes

Mark J. Macgowan

in A Guide to Evidence-Based Group Work

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195183450
eISBN:
9780199864935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183450.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter describes the fourth and final stage of evidence-based group work (EBGW), applying the evidence into practice and evaluating its effects. Application and evaluation are not separate ... More


Governing through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation

Norichika Kanie and Frank Biermann (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035620
eISBN:
9780262337410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035620.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

In September 2015, the UN General Assembly adopted the Sustainable Development Goals as an integral part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Sustainable Development Goals mark the ... More


Introduction: Global Governance through Goal Setting

Norichika Kanie, Steven Bernstein, Frank Biermann, and Peter M. Haas

in Governing through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035620
eISBN:
9780262337410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035620.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter lays out a research agenda to assess conditions, challenges, and prospects for the Sustainable Development Goals to pursue this aim. First, the chapter discusses goal setting as a global ... More


Motivating Project Teams Through Goal Setting, Team Members’ Goal Orientation, and a Coach’s Regulatory Focus

Christina Sue-Chan, Kazem Rassouli, and Gary P. Latham

in The Psychology and Management of Project Teams: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199861378
eISBN:
9780190298661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199861378.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on the motivation of members of project teams in different types of projects. Specific difficult goals, as a state, can significantly improve the performance of project teams. A ... More


Progress Monitoring and Decision Making for Tier 2 and Beyond

Kevin J. Filter and Michelle E. Alvarez

in Functional Behavioral Assessment: A Three-Tiered Prevention Model

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199764938
eISBN:
9780199918935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764938.003.0043
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The purpose of FBAs is to develop interventions that improve student behavior. Improvements in student behavior are measured formatively over time in a process called progress monitoring. Since both ... More


Goal Setting as an Unlikely Threat to Learning

D. Christopher Kayes

in Organizational Resilience: How Learning Sustains Organizations in Crisis, Disaster, and Breakdown

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199791057
eISBN:
9780190245351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791057.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Although goal setting remains one of the most popular managerial methods of change, the limits of goal setting are well documented. Goal setting and goal pursuit often lead to unintended ... More


Fantasy Realization and the Bridging of Time

Gabriele Oettingen and Jennifer Thorpe

in Judgments Over Time: The Interplay of Thoughts, Feelings, and Behaviors

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195177664
eISBN:
9780199848218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177664.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reports ideas about fantasy realization. Based on William James's distinction between beliefs and images, it differentiates two ... More


Action Control by Implementation Intentions: The Role of Discrete Emotions

Sam J. Maglio, Peter M. Gollwitzer, and Gabriele Oettingen

in Decomposing the Will

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199746996
eISBN:
9780199332502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746996.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

If-then planning switches action control from goal-guided to stimulus-triggered action control. After reviewing the effects and mechanisms of planning in promoting goal attainment, this chapter ... More


From Local to Cross-Cultural to Global Work Motivation and Innovation

Miriam Erez

in Handbook of Advances in Culture and Psychology, Volume 7

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190879228
eISBN:
9780190879549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879228.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines three phases of a programmatic research on work motivation. Phase one focuses on research on work motivation prior to considering the effect of culture on work motivation. This ... More


On the road to self-directed learning: A language coaching case study

Christina Wielgolawski

in Independent Language Learning: Building on Experience, Seeking New Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083640
eISBN:
9789882209299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083640.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter presents a longitudinal case study of a single adult learner of French in New Zealand, which focuses on the role of ‘coaching’ in the self-directed learning process. The results of the ... More


General perspectives on achieving musical excellence

AARON WILLIAMON

in Musical Excellence: Strategies and Techniques to Enhance Performance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198525356
eISBN:
9780191689345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525356.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter begins by examining the amount of work involved in achieving musical excellence. Accumulating hours of practice is not enough. High levels of accomplishment also require that practice ... More


Technology’s Impact on the Performance Management Transformation

Ryan S. O’Leary and Elizabeth Lentz

in Performance Management Transformation: Lessons Learned and Next Steps

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190942878
eISBN:
9780190942908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190942878.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Organizations are facing unprecedented levels of change as forces like hypercompetition, knowledge commoditization, and technology are having a significant impact on performance and threating ... More


Transforming Performance at Patagonia

Chris Mason

in Performance Management Transformation: Lessons Learned and Next Steps

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190942878
eISBN:
9780190942908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190942878.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In the summer of 2015, Patagonia began a transformation to an entirely new approach to employee performance, one that would reinforce the company culture and empower employees to drive their ... More


Optimizing Performance Through Alignment With Mission and Purpose in a Global Nonprofit Organization

Harris R. Ginsberg and So’ud Habbas

in Performance Management Transformation: Lessons Learned and Next Steps

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190942878
eISBN:
9780190942908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190942878.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

PYXERA Global facilitates partnerships between public, private, and social sectors worldwide to create social impact projects that enrich lives and livelihoods, inclusively and sustainably. A ... More


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