Goal setting is an important process that includes many components in setting the goals that are SMART: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Time-Bound. If you are unfamiliar with these goal setting components, the following resource will assist you in this process and support you in defining clear and relevant goals for the HR Leadership Development: Leadership Development Plan assignment due in Week 10.
Rouillard, L. A. (1998). Goals and goal setting, revised edition. Menlo Park, CA: Crisp Publications.
While the SMART categories are slightly different, the principles applied in this ebook are the same.
Search for Writing Goal Statements(Task 2) for guidance and examples of clear and purposeful goals.
Professional Development Goals
As you prepare for your final assignment due next week, develop one goal you would use for your continued development and post it in the discussion thread. Be sure to use the SMART format for your goal.