David McClelland's Theory of Motivation: Overview

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What was David McClelland's field of study?

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1. Which one of the following is not one of the needs identified in the acquired needs theory?

2. What type of person would probably make a good manager under the acquired needs theory?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet will test your knowledge of David McClelland's theory of motivation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • McClelland's field of study
  • Needs in the acquired needs theory
  • Ideal managerial candidate based on McClelland's theory
  • Recommended position for a person with a need for affiliation

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the theory of motivation
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify when the acquired needs develop
  • Lesson comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related management lesson

Additional Learning

For more, study the lesson titled David McClelland's Theory of Motivation: Overview. The lesson meets these objectives:

  • Defines motivation theory
  • Explains acquired needs theory
  • Covers the application to management
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