performance goal

performance goal

(1) a goal focused on gaining favourable judgements or avoiding unfavourable judgements by others; (2) a goal that specifies the achievement of an endproduct of performance that is relatively independent of the performance of other people, such as running a race in a certain time rather than beating others. See also ego involvement, learning goal, process goal, outcome goal.
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We included learning goal orientation and performance goal orientation as individual-level antecedents of creative contribution (Elliott & Dweck, 1988).
Chicago, USA-based carrier United Airlines (NYSE: UAL) said that it exceeded its 80% on-time domestic performance goal for the month of September, and is rewarding its eligible employees with a USD 50 on-time bonus to recognize this performance.
Other research has found that people with these self-improvement goals are more open to hearing different perspectives, while people with a performance goal "would rather just say, 'I'm just right and you are wrong'.
For example, there is no performance goal for the number of jobs that should be created.
The performance goal orientation on the other hand, is characterized by a desire to demonstrate one's competence to others and being concerned about outscoring others for seeking public recognition rather than intrinsic satisfaction.
162-27(e)(2)(v), which provides generally that compensation is not performance based if an employee would receive all or part of the compensation regardless of whether the performance goal is attained.
A 10-point gain by the Glendale Unified School District from last year pushed its API to 804, surpassing the state-mandated performance goal of 800 for the first time.
This is a comparison study of the psychological effects of learning and performance goal orientations, mathematics anxiety and confidence and the situational effects of self-paced versus lecture-oriented environments in a remedial mathematics course.
Conversely, a performance goal orientation is likely to reflect maladaptive responses, and is characterized by a focus on outcome and a desire to avoid negative feedback.
If a school does not meet the performance goal for one demographic group, but reduces the number of children who are not proficient by 10 percent, the school will avoid federal penalties.
Performance goal was expected to be related to ITI such that, as performance goal increases, views that intelligence is stable also increases.
The material terms of the performance goal under which the compensation is to be paid are disclosed to and approved by the corporation's shareholders by vote before the payment is made.

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