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Unraveling the mediating role of self-management strategy implementation in the goal-setting and psychological success linkage


Tan, Fee Yean and Johari, Johanim and Ismail, Edora (2016) Unraveling the mediating role of self-management strategy implementation in the goal-setting and psychological success linkage. International Business Management, 10 (16). pp. 3633-3640. ISSN 1993-5250

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Abstract

The main purpose of this research is to determine the mediating role of self-management strategies in explaining the link between god-setting and psychological success among academician of Malaysian public universities.Underpinned by the God-Setting Theory, this research posited that goal-setting exerts a significant impact on the implementation of self-management strategies (ie, extended work involvement, creating opportunities, self-nomination, seeking social support and interpersonal attraction) which in turn helps to attain high level of psychological success.Data was gathered through questionnaire survey of 256 academic staffs from eight public universities located in the Peninsular Malaysia.Through Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM), the results found that goal setting is the driving force for academic staffs to creating opportunities that will ultimately enhance their psychological success.Discussions elaborated on the research findings are presented while the theoretical and practical ramifications of this research are also brought to fore.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Goal-setting, self-management strategies, psychological success, academic staffs, PLS-SEM
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: School of Business Management
Depositing User: Dr. Fee Yean Tan
Date Deposited: 02 Mar 2017 02:35
Last Modified: 02 Mar 2017 02:35
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/21264

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