PPLS Webinar: New Insights from the Science of Goal-Setting

When:  Jan 30, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (ET)
Associated with  All Members

Motivate for Success with New Insights from the Science of Goal-Setting!
with Gary Latham, Ph.D.
Wednesday, January 30*
12:00 pm ET


* February 1 in some member countries. 

NOTE: Once you register, you will receive an automatic confirmation email. You will then receive another automatic email the day before your webinar that contains a link to access the GotoWebinar platform. 

Abstract: Set yourself up for success in the new year by joining us for the next Positive Psychology Leader Series webinar featuring Gary Latham, Ph.D., a pioneer in goal-setting theory (Locke & Latham, 1990). Dr. Latham will discuss useful goal setting and motivation strategies, as well as recent research findings on the effects of priming on unconscious goals. He will also share applications of his research in business and education. This presentation will help individuals and leaders to reach their goals and become more evidence-based managers. Members are encouraged to register and come with questions ready to ask Dr. Latham!

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Presenter Bio: Professor Gary Latham is the Secretary of State Professor of Organizational Effectiveness at the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, and a past president of the Canadian Psychological Association.  He is the first person in his field to become a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.  In addition, he is a Fellow of the American and Canadian Psychological Associations, the Association for Psychological Science, the Academy of Management, and the only person to receive both the awards for Professional Contributions to Psychology as a Profession and as a Science from the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology.  In 2004, he received the Distinguished Scholar/Practitioner Award from the Academy of Management as well as the Life time achievement award from the Human Resource Management Division of the Academy.  In 2006, he received the prestigious Michael R. Losey Human Resource Research Award from the Society of Human Resource Management, and he was in the first group of scholars to be made a Fellow of the International Association of Applied Psychology. In 2007 he became the first person outside the United States to be elected President of the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology. In that same year he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Organizational Behavior Division of the Academy of Management. In 2008 he received the award from the American Psychological Association for life timecontributions to consulting psychology, and he was honored for his mentoring of doctoral students by the Human Resource Management Division of the Academy of Management. Gary has served on the Board of Directors of the Center for Creative Leadership from 2001 – 2007, the Society for Human Resource Management from 2007-2013, and its Foundation, 2018-present. He is the immediate past President of Division 1, Work and Organizational Psychology, of the International Association of Applied Psychology.  Gary’s latest book is entitled, Becoming the Evidence Based Manager (Nicholas Brealey). The focus of his research and practice is on goal setting and priming goals in the subconscious.