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Achievement Motivation: Characteristics of Achievement Motivation (AM)


Characteristics of Achievement Motivation (AM)

  • People with high AM prefer to work on moderately challenging tasks, which promise success.
  • People with high AM like tasks in which their performance can be compared to others.
  • People with high AM tend to be persistent in working on tasks that they perceive as career related especially in time of adversity.
  • People with high AM are inclined to work on the tasks where some degree of control over outcome is possible.
  • People with high AM are open in interactions and readily use participative methods.
  • When people wi…

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Achievement Motivation: Factors Affecting Achievement Motivation


Factors Affecting Achievement Motivation

Achievement motive is a social motive. It is largely learnt and differentiated in early life. According to McClelland, children with high achievement motivation come from families:

  • Where child is motivated to be self-reliant.
  • Where child has limited restrictions on actions.
  • Where parents are loving and caring.
  • Where parents reward the child՚s achievement behavior.
  • Where family size is small.
  • Mostly in the middle class.

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