goal

  

Definition

An observable and measurable end result having one or more objectives to be achieved within a more or less fixed timeframe.

For further explanation, see Goals vs. Objectives - Using Both to Get Where You Want to Go at InvestorWords.com.


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  • I have always used the employee evaluation to determine both a short and long term goal for them to work on.

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  • Flush with excitement over the new year, Jennifer set a goal of losing 50 pounds over the course of the coming year and put a chart on her wall to track her progress.

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  • The team has already met their sales volume objective and now just needs to convert 15 new customers to meet their overall goal.

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