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New Leadership IQ Research Paper Asks, Are SMART Goals Dumb?

April 1, 2010 16:30 by Ann Pace

(From PRWEB) -- A new study just released by Leadership IQ, a leadership development and research company, reveals startling contradictions to the goal-setting status quo.

The company studied 4,182 workers from 397 organizations to see what kind of goal-setting processes actually help employees achieve great things. Study participants completed a 35-question assessment about many aspects of their organization's goal-setting processes.

Leadership IQ researchers then used a statistical technique called stepwise multiple regression analysis to discover what kinds of goals were most likely to drive people to high achievement. They discovered the top eight predictors of whether a person's goals were going to help them maximize their potential.

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For more information on leadership development, consider attending the session Leadership Development Evaluation: Does Your Program Deliver Results? at the ASTD 2010 International Conference and Exposition!

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