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Common – Goal setting evidence

Individuals are more likely to change their behaviour if they are following a set of goals they have committed to.

For action planning theory visit:

Gollwitzer P, Social RK-J of P and, 1989 undefined. Effects of deliberative and implemental mind-sets on illusion of control. psycnet.apa.org

Gollwitzer PM, Oettingen G. The emergence and implementation of health goals. Psychol Health 1998;13:687–715. doi:10.1080/08870449808407424

For a comprehensive overview of action planning visit:

Woodcock B. Action Planning. Univ. Kent. 2018.