In his dissertation 'READY, SET, GO(AL)! New Directions in Goal-Setting Research', Jorrit Alkema dove into the long contested field of employee motivation with his research into goal setting. He adds to the already compelling and accepted theoretical developments of goal setting research with his own through experiment focal experiments to provide remarkable additions to contemporary GST.
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Nienke's dissertation 'Statistical Modeling Approaches for Behavioral and Medical Data', employs modern statistical models in the field of fundamental economic behavior and medical sciences with the aim to generate more reliable inferences and more accurate predictions than would have been the case with established methods.