PPWEMA006 – Establish and monitor achievement of positive goals for personal and professional growth – Pre Work

The following needs to be completed prior to starting this unit.

Please go to the Work on Wellbeing website to complete all Diagnostics:

  • GRIT Scale
  • Rotter’s Locus of Control Scale

Please go to the Key Readings tab to read the following:

  • Self Determination Theory and Work Motivation (Wiley, Gagne and Deci, 2011)
  • Motivational Beliefs, Values and Goals (Eccles and Wigfield, 2002)
  • Cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused life coaching Enhancing goal striving, well-being, and hope (Green, Oades and Grant, 2006)
  • Ego depletion – is it all in your head? Implicit theories about willpower affect self-regulation (Job, Dweck and Walton, 2010)
  • Long-term effects of a control-relevant intervention with the institutionalized aged (Rodin and Langer, 1977)
  • Motivational learning, performance and persistence: The synergistic effects of intrinsic goal contents and autonomysupported contexts (Lens, Sheldon & Deci)

The following are optional.

Please go to the Additional Readings tab to read the following:

  • An integrative theory of prefrontal cortex function (Miller and Cohen, 2001)
  • Approach and avoidance social motives and goals (Gable, 2006)
  • Goals across cultures (2005)
  • What Makes for a Good Day Competence and Autonomy in the Day and in the Person (Sheldon, Ryan and Reis, 1996)
  • Post traumatic Growth Inventory (Tedeschi and Calhoun, 1996)
  • Intrinsic and extrinsic goals their structure and relationship to well-being in german and u.s. college students (Schmuck, Kasser & Ryan, 1999)
  • Positive change processes and post-traumatic growth in people who have experienced childhood abuse (Woodward & Joseph, 2003)
  • Posttraumatic growth in clinical psychology – a critical review and introduction of a two component model (Zoellner & Maercker , 2006)
  • Promoting the Middle East Peace Process by Changing Beliefs About Group Malleability (Eran Halperin et al, 2011)