Mithaug's Self-Regulation Theory explains how people optimize their adjustments in order to maximize their gains toward getting what they want from their environments. Although the theory is consistent with current behavioral, cognitive, and cognitive-behavioral models of adjustment, it goes beyond them by describing the problem-solving and solution-doing mechanisms that lead to optimal adjustments and maximal gains. This allows the theory to predict precise relationships between self-regulated gain towards goal attainment and its consequences. It also permits the theory to demonstrate how such concepts as competence, intelligence, self-determination, and innovation are logical derivatives of self-regulation and gain.But then you remember that you left the car lights on last night and the battery, which is four years old, is dead. ... Then you remember that you loaned your jumpstart cables to a friend. ... But then you realize you cana#39;t jumpstart without cables.
|Author||:||Dennis E. Mithaug|
|Publisher||:||Praeger Publishers - 1993-01-01|