Effective Goal Setting Case Study

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Writing Assignment Bus 1101 Unit 7 The principles of goal setting indicate that effective goals are SMART i.e. Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Timely. The reasons for setting SMART goals are that they give direction, energize, provide challenge, as well as the ability to expand thought on task. Bookbon.com citing Locke and Dr. Gary Latham “Theoryof goal setting and Task Performance” published 1990 suggested that effective goals must be clear, challenging, there should be commitment, a feedback loop as well as task complexity. The principles of effective Goal setting in the SMART and Locke and Dr. Gary Latham approaches could be seen as applicable to this case, when reviewing the summary of the main points of the step by step…show more content…
Although this Principle was proposed, but the negative impact on the job design was obvious, since the HIS department is experiencing constant transformation or changes which range from department to industry specific where as a result of the nature of work ,workers interpersonal relationship, technologies, policies and procedure, volumes and types of task, and the managers and directors in other to manage this changes have already overburdened the employees who are already being stressed out with task and functions. Hence the objective of this action was defeated and it is said to be inapplicable to the modern working…show more content…
issues Job enrichment could be used and then the proposed solution could be developing employees, increasing autonomy, , increasing feedback, task identity and reducing task specialization etc. then identifying the risk involve which are fragmentation, qualitative overload, role ambiguity etc.achieve a successful restructuring of the task or work they should constantly observe the working situation and using the available tools such as periodic review of work process, satisfaction as well job diagnostic surveys, and performance reports which include detect, monitor and collect data which are related to change indicators list superiors and identify potential barriers, e.t.c. to identify, analyze and resolve the issues as well as formulate a step by step approach to transform the work situation. In my opinion the impact of job enrichment on motivation and communication within the HIS department was negative, considering the conflict that arise as a result of job role boundary conflict within the department as well

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