International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Goal-Setting and Career Strategies: What’s the Connection
Dr. Tan Fee Yean, Johanim Johari, Edora Ismail

The purpose of this research is to determine the connection between goal-setting and career strategies. Underpinned by the Goal-Setting Theory, this research posited that goal-setting exerts a significant impact on the career strategies implementation. A total of 256 academic staffs who worked in the Malaysian public universities participated in this research. The regression results indicated that goal-setting is the driving force for academic staffs to engage in career strategies implementation. This research includes a detailed discussion of the research findings as well as the theoretical and practical ramifications of this study.

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