The Impact of Metacognition on Commitment For Attainment Versus Maintenance Goals

Antonios Stamatogiannakis, IE Business School, Spain
Haiyang Yang, INSEAD, Singapore
Amitava Chattopadhyay, INSEAD, Singapore
Despite the importance of attainment and maintenance goals, little is known about their interactions with metacognitive experiences. We examine these interactions and show that they are complex: Easy generation of success strategies increases commitment only for maintenance goals. Moreover, an accessible independent (interdependent) self-construal increases commitment for attainment (maintenance) goals.
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Antonios Stamatogiannakis, Haiyang Yang, and Amitava Chattopadhyay (2011) ,"The Impact of Metacognition on Commitment For Attainment Versus Maintenance Goals", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 39, eds. Rohini Ahluwalia, Tanya L. Chartrand, and Rebecca K. Ratner, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 497-498.