The Importance of Goal Setting

Week 4 “The Importance of Goal Setting”  Please respond to the following:

Provide one (1) specific scenario of an employee using goal-setting to increase work motivation and task performance, reduce stress, and improve the accuracy of performance evaluation. 

Setting goals is vital to increasing work motivation and task performance, reducing stress, and improving the accuracy of performance evaluation. Employees experience less stress when personal goals are set. Setting goals is a direct link to business performance. Goal setting provides structure and organization which will motivate employees to complete tasks effectively. Goals help employees allocate resources and time efficiently. Goals set expectations for employees increasing performance to meet company objectives.