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Evidence Based Business Report – Goal Setting, Goal Achievement Plan & Success Criteria
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Mohamed Sayed Mohamed Elsayed (4684795)
Assignment 1 – Due Date: Friday, 12th September 2014

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This report is discussing how to set goals and how to achieve these goals by planning and also by using a timetable for it, the method that been used is SMART goals setting method which is the goal has to be Specific, measureable, achievable, relevant and time bounded, it is also discuss the ‘three step to success’ method which explain the steps that any student can do to achieve a successful performance in a certain task. This report also contains three MBA related goals which applicable to those two methods that we mentioned, and in addition to these goals we provided a timetable and a three success criteria to achieve these goals.

TABLE OF CONTENT

Executive Summary …………………………………………………………………………..2
I. Introduction ……………………………………………………………………… 4
II. Goal setting theory ...…………………………………………………………....... 4
III. Developing SMART goals ………..…………...………………………………... 5
IV. Three steps to success …………………………………………………………….. 6
V. Conclusion…………………………………..…………………………………… 7
Appendix ………………………………………………………………………………… 8
Reference List ……………………………………………………………………...…. 9

I. Introduction
So many people may wonder, what is a goal? , Lee (2010, p.744) said that a goal is a desired target or an aim, such a definition may make the people wonder the differences between having a dream and having a certain goal, that is why she also defined a goal as a dream, but a dream with a deadline time and a plan to achieve it. So we can say that any idea or a dream of someone can be a goal if it was supported by a plan to do it. In this business report we will discuss how to set a S.M.A.R.T goal, and what does the word S.M.A.R.T actually stand for, and then later we will provide a three goals which are related to my MBA studies, and I

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