GOAL ACHIEVEMENT BECAUSE OF TEAM SUPPORT
Zaleski, Z. (1988). Close relationships and acting for self-set goals. European Journal of Social Psychology, 18, 191-194.
An individual's success in attaining goals was closely related to close interpersonal relationships. A partner's support enhanced persistence and satisfaction in the individual. The voluntary support that was provided was critical.
Implication. A coach should structure team building activities allowing input from and voluntary participation of members. It is essential that athletes develop the skill of interacting in a positive manner and that they be reinforced for doing so. The mutual support generated will increase the performance levels and enhancement of athletes in the group.
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