The effect of goal setting towards typing task performance

Murnizam Hj Halik The effect of goal setting towards typing task performance. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

A laboratory-based research was conducted to study Locke's (1968) goal setting theory. The researcher investigates the effect of goal setting towards typing performance, which is defined in terms of completion time, and typing error. Thirty-one subjects took part in the experiment. Research findings showed that typing time decrease when goal is moderately set compared to no goal. However, goal setting has negative effect on typing quality. The study concluded that planning, consideration and assessment is needed before implementing this motivation program.

Item Type: Research Report
Uncontrolled Keywords: Goal setting , Locke's (1968) goal setting theory , motivation program
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z004 Books. Writing. Paleography
Depositing User: NORAINI LABUK -
Date Deposited: 29 Jul 2019 16:23
Last Modified: 29 Jul 2019 16:23
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/23164

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