Goal-setting theory has been shown over the years to have a number of experimental outcomes inconsistent with previous theory. An experiment was designed in order to attempt to intentionally produce these outcomes in a controlled design, such that explanation could be provided a priori as opposed to post hoc. It is suggested that these results, as well as more standard results, could be explained using the constructs of exploration and exploitation. Results basically supported main predictions concerning these ideas.(March, 1991, p71)aquot; March (1991) also takes note of the vulnerability of exploration in that it produces less certain ... Other organizational research has taken place in the context of exploration and exploitation, from research on innovation (Nooteboom, 1999), resource allocation (Garcia, ... Exploration and Problem Representation Work in the field of problem space and problem representation provides aanbsp;...
|Title||:||Exploration and Exploitation: A New Explanation of Differential Goal-setting Effects|
|Author||:||Paul G. Curran|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|