Chapter 8 Planning Work Activities

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It’s Your Career You Gotta Have Goals

A key to success in management and in your career is knowing how to set goals, professionally and personally.

It’s been said that if you don’t know where you’re going, any road will get you there. It has also been said that the shortest distance between two points is a straight line. These two sayings emphasize the importance of goals. Organizations want people who can get things done. And goal setting is an essential component of long-term career success. Successful athletes, businesspeople, and achievers in all fields use goals (a) to focus ...

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