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A system, person, or organization that tends to achieve a [[Objective (goal)|goal]] and demonstrate it in subsequent actions.
 
A system, person, or organization that tends to achieve a [[Objective (goal)|goal]] and demonstrate it in subsequent actions.
   
'''Goal-oriented''' or goal-driven/goal-directed/purposive is a [[property]] of systems which are able to think/reason/inference using [[symbols]].
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'''Goal-oriented''' or goal-driven/goal-directed/purposive is a [[property]] of systems which are able to think/reason/inference using [[symbols]]. Therefore to be ''goal-oriented'' is the concept which is included in the [[ontology|ontologies]] of [[systemics]], and [[cognitive science]].
   
To be ''goal-oriented'' is the concept which is included in the [[ontology|ontologies]] of [[systemics]], and [[cognitive science]]
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On the other hand, to be goal-oriented can be the formal property of a [[methodology]] . In such case, the assumed attributes of goal are used in the building of a problem solution, see for ex. Top-down Object-based Goal-oriented Approach ([http://erg4146.casaccia.enea.it/wwwerg26701/Gad-toga.htm TOGA meta-theory] ) of Adam M. Gadomski.
   
 
==Examples==
 
==Examples==
* In '''cognitive science''', in the case of a [[sub-symbolic]] reasoning the concept ''goal'' is not "visible"/perceived neither for the reasoning system nor for its observer.
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*In '''cognitive science''', in the case of a [[sub-symbolic]] reasoning the concept ''goal'' is not "visible"/perceived neither for the reasoning system nor for its observer.
* In '''[[psychology]], [[socio-cognitive]]''' research and [[Artificial intelligence]], human rational behaviour is also goal-oriented.
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*In '''[[psychology]], [[socio-cognitive]]''' research and [[Artificial intelligence]], human rational behaviour is also goal-oriented.
* In '''[[organization]]''' sciences, the identification of an intervention goal of an individual and his/her goal-oriented behaviour, is more complex because, in real situation:
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*In '''[[organization]]''' sciences, the identification of an intervention goal of an individual and his/her goal-oriented behaviour, is more complex because, in real situation:
** every human usually has more than one goal,
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**every human usually has more than one goal,
** declared goal can be not congruent with his/her behavior,
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**declared goal can be not congruent with his/her behavior,
** organization goals can not be the goal of its employers.
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**organization goals can not be the goal of its employers.
   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
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* [[System design]]
 
* [[System design]]
   
[[Category:Behaviour]]
 
 
[[CategoryLearning]]
 
[[CategoryLearning]]
[[Category:Personality traits]]
 
   
 
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A system, person, or organization that tends to achieve a goal and demonstrate it in subsequent actions.

Goal-oriented or goal-driven/goal-directed/purposive is a property of systems which are able to think/reason/inference using symbols. Therefore to be goal-oriented is the concept which is included in the ontologies of systemics, and cognitive science.

On the other hand, to be goal-oriented can be the formal property of a methodology . In such case, the assumed attributes of goal are used in the building of a problem solution, see for ex. Top-down Object-based Goal-oriented Approach (TOGA meta-theory ) of Adam M. Gadomski.

Examples

  • In cognitive science, in the case of a sub-symbolic reasoning the concept goal is not "visible"/perceived neither for the reasoning system nor for its observer.
  • In psychology, socio-cognitive research and Artificial intelligence, human rational behaviour is also goal-oriented.
  • In organization sciences, the identification of an intervention goal of an individual and his/her goal-oriented behaviour, is more complex because, in real situation:
    • every human usually has more than one goal,
    • declared goal can be not congruent with his/her behavior,
    • organization goals can not be the goal of its employers.

See also

CategoryLearning

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