Chapter Fifteen. Goal Setting and Goal Striving

  1. Abraham Tesser and
  2. Norbert Schwarz
  1. Gabriele Oettingen and
  2. Peter M. Gollwitzer

Published Online: 10 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470998519.ch15

Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intraindividual Processes

Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intraindividual Processes

How to Cite

Oettingen, G. and Gollwitzer, P. M. (2007) Goal Setting and Goal Striving, in Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intraindividual Processes (eds A. Tesser and N. Schwarz), Blackwell Publishers Inc., Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470998519.ch15

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631210337

Online ISBN: 9780470998519

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Keywords:

  • goal implementation;
  • behavioral goals;
  • goal theories;
  • scientific achievements;
  • structural features

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The History of the Goal Concept

  • Goal Setting

  • Goal Striving

  • Prospects of Future Research on Goals