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1. What are SMART team goals?
System to Manage Accurate and Reliable Targets.
Sustainable Model for Achieving Real Transformation.
Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-bound.
2. Dr. Edwin Locke identified five principles for setting team goals – clarity, challenge, commitment, feedback, and task complexity. What is the key aspect of the task complexity principle?
Avoid complex goals – their difficult frustrates the team.
Avoid simplistic goals – allow for enough complexity to make the goal interesting to the team.
Assign complex goals to the most experienced team members.
3. Which of these should be done when setting team goals?
Align team goals with organizational goals.
Limit the time spent on goal setting so that the team can begin to move forward.
Establish performance indicators and track progress.
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