Join Todd Dewett for an in-depth discussion in this video Mastering the goal setting process, part of Managing Teams (2013).
Research and common sense tell us that goals work. …In fact, there is no area of the organizational sciences that has received …as much support or attention over the years, as goals setting. …For individuals, groups, and organizations, the proper use of goals …improves performance. The idea is simple. …For an individual or group, goals direct finite time and energy towards desired outcomes. …They are the ultimate tools to help us achieve focus, however, like any jewel, …they must be used correctly to have a positive impact.…
So first lets talk about the goal setting process. …And then we'll address the essential components of any goal. …For our purposes here, I will assume the perspective of you as a leader, working …to establish goals from one of your employees. …To get started the process begins with your individual effort to establish draft …goals for the employee. Based on performance standards and your …knowledge of the person's ability. You will set initial targets for any …relevant areas of work over the upcoming quarter or year.…
- Building initial rapport
- Signaling fairness and integrity
- Communicating proactively
- Facilitating efficient meetings
- Using your authority effectively