Goal setting and goal ensuring, streamlining social technologies

Goal setting and goal ensuring, streamlining social technologies

Shcherbina V.V.

Dr. Sci. (Soc.), Prof., Head of Department of Sociology of Organizations and Social Technologies, Russian State University for the Humanities, Chief Researcher, Center for Sociology of Management and Social Technologies, Institute of Sociology of the Federal Center of Theoretical and Applied Sociology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia scherbina.vyacheslav@mail.ru

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Shcherbina V.V. Goal setting and goal ensuring, streamlining social technologies. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2016. No 4. P. 50-58


The paper resolves following tasks: 1) refinement of social technologies (ST) specifics; 2) classification of types of streamlining social technologies (SST); 3) determination of specific features of the groups of barely studies subtypes of SST; one of which is aimed at streamlining activities, the other on the rationalization of social relations; one was created for the management tasks, the other for political practice, one uses the mechanisms of goal-rationality, the other those of communicative rationality; one is referred to by the author as goal setting, the other – as goal ensuring

rationality; rationalization; rationality; communicative rationality; behavioral and activity standards; social practice; social technologies
Content No 4, 2016