Fielding Graduate University
Informed Consent Form

Invitation and Consent for Research Participation in the study of:
Integrating Success: Merging Individual Goals with Organizational Purpose to Enhance Performance and Perceived Levels of Engagement and Happiness

You have been asked to participate in a research study conducted by Maryann Baumgarten, a doctoral student in the School of Human and Organizational Development at Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, CA. This study is supervised by Dr. Connie Corley. This research involves the study of integrating self-goals and organizational purpose and is part of Maryann’s Fielding PhD dissertation.

The study involves completion of an online survey. The total time involved in participation will be approximately 25-60 minutes including reading communications and completing this form.
The information you provide will be kept strictly confidential. Any records that would identify you as a participant in this study are not provided to the researcher.

A pseudonym will be assigned for any quotes that might be included in the final research report. If any direct quotes associated with personally identifiable information will be used, permission will be sought from you first via Survey Monkey.

The results of this research will be published in Maryann Baumgarten's dissertation and possibly in subsequent journals or books.

You may develop greater personal awareness of integrating your self-goals with the purpose of your work as a result of your participation in this research. The risks to you are considered minimal to none.
You may withdraw from this study at any time, either during or after your participation, without negative consequences. Should you withdraw, your data will be eliminated from the study and will be destroyed.

You may request a copy of the summary of the final results by emailing Maryann Baumgarten at

If you have any questions about any aspect of this study or your involvement, please tell the Researcher before signing this form. You may also contact the supervising faculty if you have questions or concerns your participation in this study. The supervising faculty has provided contact information at the bottom of this form.

If you have questions or concerns about your rights as a research participant, contact the Fielding Graduate University IRB by email at or by telephone at 805-898-4033.

By clicking "I Agree," you are indicating that you have read, understood, and agree to participate in
this research. The Institutional Review Board of Fielding Graduate University retains the right to access the signed informed consent forms and other study documents.

Thank you.

Dr. Connie Corley

Mentor and Advisor

Fielding Graduate University



Maryann Baumgarten

211 Hope Street #1540

Mountain View, CA 94042


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* 1. Sign consent form by selecting "I Agree" to continue to survey