The cookbook method can help employees and supervisors write goals that are clearly understood by both parties. The method includes the following steps:
An accomplishment or statement of end result (usually a verb). For example:
A target area or focus for your efforts. For example:
A measurement or standard to compare progress. For example:
An achievement date. For example:
S.M.A.R.T. goals ensure that all necessary elements are included for creating actionable, well-planned, and achievable goals. A S.M.A.R.T. goal is:
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