It was already known that setting goals aimed at developing competence (mastery goal orientation) contributes to the motivation and performance of employees, but this dissertation shows that a mastery goal orientation also contributes to the well-being - flourishing - of people.

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Keywords achievement goal orientation, well-being, flourishing
Promotor M.Ph. Born (Marise) , G. Noordzij (Gera)
Publisher Erasmus University Rotterdam
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Organisation Department of Industrial and Organizational Psychology
van Dam, A.J. (2020, September 11). Striving and Thriving: the relationship between achievement goal orientation and well-being at work. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from