Goal commitment Measure

1.    It’s hard to take this goal seriously. (R)
2.    It’s unrealistic for me to expect to reach this goal. (R)
3.    It is quite likely that this goal may need to be revised‚ depending on how things go. (R)
4.    Quite frankly‚ I don’t care if I achieve this goal or not. (R)
5.    I am strongly committed to pursuing this goal.
6.    It wouldn’t take much to make me abandon this goal. (R)
7.    I think this is a good goal to shoot for.
8.    I am willing to put forth a great deal of effort beyond what I’d normally do to achieve this goal.
9.    There is not much to be gained by trying to achieve this goal.
“R” reverse-scored
 
Strongly Disagree‚ Moderately Disagree‚ Neutral‚ Moderately Agree‚ Strongly Agree
 
 

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