What is it about?

In this article, we incorporate goal systems theory into the theory of planned behavior.

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Why is it important?

The expanded theory promises improved prediction, explanation, and modification of behavior.


Writing this article provided an opportunity to collaborate with a long-time friend and outstanding theoretician who has made important contributions to social and cognitive psychology. We are hopeful that this joint effort will result in a "classic" contribution to our understanding of human social behavior.

Professor ICEK AJZEN
University of Massachusetts Amherst

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This page is a summary of: Reasoned action in the service of goal pursuit., Psychological Review, July 2019, American Psychological Association (APA),
DOI: 10.1037/rev0000155.
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