Horizontal Sequence of Goals: Goals and Incentives
At this point we shall separate the last links of our sequence of goal formation, the sequence that begins with need or stimulus (see Table 7.1) and shall concentrate attention exclusively on decision → action → goals. We shall return to or reduce the complex analytical model to the initial elementary one (see
A project can be visualized as a linear, horizontal path divided into stages, or segments. Stages are courses of actions directed toward stage goals. The time distance of stage goals is determined by their nature, relevance, function, risks, and conditions of success. Goals, which can be achieved at a set time, might be not available anymore later: for example, a deadline for a grant application, opportunities in business, an opportune political situation in foreign policy plan
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Publication information: Book title: Ideologies, Goals, and Values. Contributors: Feliks Gross - Author. Publisher: Greenwood Press. Place of publication: Westport, CT. Publication year: 1985. Page number: 103.
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