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Choosing a goal
Developing a method or strategy to achieve a goal
Has advantages and disadvantages

Planning

2

Efforts are intensified
Leads to persistence
Provides direction
Encourages the development of task strategies
Works for both companies and individuals

Benefits of Planning

3

Impedes change
Prevents or slows needed adaptation
Creates a false sense of certainty
Leads to detachment of planners

Pitfalls of Planning

4

1. Set goals
2. Develop commitment
3. Develop effective action plans: who, what, when, and how
4. Track progress toward goal achievement
5. Maintain flexibility

How to Make a Plan That Works

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What does the S in SMART stand for?

Specific

6

What does the M in SMART stand for?

Measurable

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What does the A in SMART stand for?

Attainable

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What does the R in SMART stand for?

Realistic

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What does the T in SMART stand for?

Timely

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Setting goals participatively
Making the goal public
Obtaining top management’s support

Techniques to increase goal commitment