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-Performance and learning goals - [[http://​epm.sagepub.com/​content/​57/​6/​995.full.pdf+html|Vandewalle 1997]] +===== The Vandewalle  ​scale =====
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-===== The scale =====+
 +Performance and learning goals - [[http://​epm.sagepub.com/​content/​57/​6/​995.full.pdf+html|Vandewalle 1997]]
 <​blockquote>​ <​blockquote>​
 Learning goal: Learning goal:
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   - I try to figure out what it takes to prove my ability to others   - I try to figure out what it takes to prove my ability to others
   - I enjoy it when others are aware of how well I am doing   - I enjoy it when others are aware of how well I am doing
 +==== SPSS Syntax ====
 +compute goallearning=mean(goal1 to goal5).
 +compute goalavoid=mean(goal6 to goal9).
 +compute goalprove=mean(goal10 to goal13).
 +===== The BUTTON, MATHIEU, AND ZAJAC scale =====
 +BUTTON, MATHIEU, AND ZAJAC - [[http://​www.sciencedirect.com/​science/​article/​pii/​S0749597896900631|Goal Orientation in Organizational Research:
 +A Conceptual and Empirical Foundation]],​ 1996, OBHDP - 
 +__Performance goal orientation__
 +  - I prefer to do things that I can do well rather than things that I do poorly. (P1)
 +  - I’m happiest at work when I perform tasks on which I know that I won’t make any errors. (P2)
 +  - The things I enjoy the most are the things I do the best. (P3)
 +  - The opinions others have about how well I can do certain things are important to me. (P4)
 +  - I feel smart when I do something without making any mistakes. (P5)
 +  - I like to be fairly confident that I can successfully perform a task before I attempt it. (P6)
 +  - I like to work on tasks that I have done well on in the past. (P7)
 +  - I feel smart when I can do something better than most other people. (P8)
 +  - <​del>​Even if I know that I did a good job on something, I’m satisfied only if others recognize my accomplishments. (P9) a
 +  - Its important to impress others by doing a good job. (P10) a</​del>​ (2 items dropped)
 +__Learning goal orientation__
 +  - The opportunity to do challenging work is important to me. (L1)
 +  - When I fail to complete a difficult task, I plan to try harder the next time I work on it. (L2)
 +  - I prefer to work on tasks that force me to learn new things. (L3)
 +  - The opportunity to learn new things is important to me. (L4)
 +  - I do my best when I’m working on a fairly difficult task. (L5)
 +  - I try hard to improve on my past performance. (L6)
 +  - The opportunity to extend the range of my abilities is important to me. (L7)
 +  - When I have difficulty solving a problem, I enjoy trying different approaches to see which one will work. (L8)
 +  - <​del>​On most jobs, people can pretty much accomplish whatever they set out to accomplish. (L9) a
 +  - Your performance on most tasks or jobs increases with the amount of effort you put into them. (L10) a</​del>​ (2 items dropped)
 +And they also had state goals, but it only has the following sample items:
 +__Performance goal orientation__
 +  - I wonder how my scores will compare to others
 +  - I hope I don’t make any mistakes
 +  - (I am eager to prove to others how good I am)
 +__Learning goal orientation__
 +  - I hope there are some tough parts I really get to work at
 +  - I'm eager to get started trying to figure this out
 +  - (I want to really understand things)
 </​blockquote>​ </​blockquote>​
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