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Goals Gone Wild: The Systematic Side Effects of Over-Prescribing Goal Setting ~ Stephen Downes
"Goal-setting, the gold standard in business methodology, is fraught with destructive side-effects. Among them: -too specific: "goals can focus attention so narrowly that people overlook other important features of a task" -narrow goals: "may cause people to ignore important dimensions of performance that are not specified by the goal setting system."
risk  risktaking  business  goals  management  assessment  evaluation  administration  tcsnmy  leadership  ethics  stephendownes 
march 2009 by robertogreco

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