Achievement Motivation Theory
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...theory: Keeping individuals’ personality at the centre, the achievement motivation theory was proposed by David McClelland (1962, cited Miner, 2007). According to McClelland (1962, cited Miner 2007), individuals tend to behave as per the significance they levy on achievement, power and affiliation. Even external pressures and expectations drive individuals towards achieving their goals. From a personality perspective, the need or urge experienced by individuals to influence others and/or change people or situations point at their motivation towards achieving power. A need...
Achievement Motivation Theory
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...theory: Keeping individuals’ personality at the centre, the achievement motivation theory was proposed by David McClelland (1962, cited Miner, 2007). According to McClelland (1962, cited Miner 2007), individuals tend to behave as per the significance they levy on achievement, power and affiliation. Even external pressures and expectations drive individuals towards achieving their goals. From a personality perspective, the need or urge experienced by individuals to influence others and/or change people or situations point at their motivation towards achieving power. A...
Goal Achievement
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...Goal Achievement December 18, 2005 Goal Achievement This incident relates to the days when I was in my high school and was a representative leading the class in various sports competitions, athletics, elocutions and also in other extra curricular activities such as music competitions. A challenging task that I can recall was leading Woodwind Quintet team consisting of a group of disorganized, naive and timid individuals in a major musical competition called Music Festival and of course winning the competition. Playing in a group required us to have a complete mutual understanding of each other's style of playing, strengths...
GOAL SETTING AND MCCLELLAND'S THEORY
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...Goal Setting and McClelland’s Theory A goal can be defined as a desired result that one or an organization plans and commits themselves by putting the necessary efforts to achieve them within a specific time. Goals usually describe what an individual wants to achieve and are categorized into short-term or long-term. Short-term goals are set to be achieved in a short period of time whereas long-term goals are objectives that one strives to achieve but in a longer span of time as compared to the short term. Effective...
Theories of motivation in competitive sport
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...achieve their goals differ from person to person (Shaw, Gorely and Corban 94). According to the theory, the need for achievement depends on how much a person values success and the likelihood of success (Shaw, Gorely and Corban 94). The need for achievement drive people to choose the game or sport they perform. People with high achievement needs choose to participate in activities which are intermediate on difficulty level (Shaw, Gorely and Corban 94). This increases the likelihood of their success. People with low achievement needs prefer to participate in activities which have either high level of difficulty or low level of difficulty (Shaw... Introduction The motivation behind the performance of...
Compare and contrast leadership models: transactional, transformational and path goal theory .
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...goals and therefore the transformational leader promotes a shared vision among the workforce and constantly instilling enthusiasm for work among the subordinates. These values are also shared in the path goal theory whereby motivation of the workforce to own the organizational goals and to pursue a shared vision through a particular path is considered a significant strategy that enhances success (Klau, 2006). Promotion of a shared vision in transformational leadership model is supportive of the path goal theory that seeks to ensure that the organizational goals are clearly...
Path-Goal Leadership Questionnaire
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...Goal Theory of Leadership: Lessons, Legacy, and a Reformulated Theory (House, 1996). This particular theory focuses on the relationship between the manager and his or her subordinate staff and how that relationship affects the performance of the staff and the company generally. The four main styles talked of in this theory are; Directive leadership, supportive leadership, achievement-oriented leadership, and participative leadership. A manager working by the rules of Path Goal Management should at least be one of these things if not all; a Goal Setter, a Supporter, a Clarification Provider, and a Participant (Mooney, 2010). After completing the questionnaire the results I... Path Goal Leadership...
Success Plan
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...Achievement Goal Theory Perspective on Issues in Motivation Terminology, Theory, and Research http://www.unco.edu/cebs/psychology/kevinpugh/motivation_project/resources/pintrich00.pdf This study documents the issues with the study of motivational constructions and beliefs and the way these beliefs relate to each other. Achieve Your Goals http://thepdi.com/goals.htm This website developed... PERSONAL SUCCESS GUIDE School PROGRAM RESOURCES Sources Positive Psychology http www.ppc.sas.upenn.edu/ppintroarticle.pdf This is an article that documents the importance of positive psychology and discusses the value of studying and using techniques that enhance happiness as compared to an emphasis on pathology. An Ac...
Intelligence and achievement
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...achievement at different ages (Buros. 1974). In conclusion, this paper critically analyses the definition of intelligence, a theory of intelligence and the relationship between the two. In addition, the paper examines measures of intelligence, their reliability, validity and biases. The paper has also focused on Intelligence and achievement assessment goals, and their use. Finally, the paper presents a view of ethical use of intelligence tests. References Reynolds, C. (2006). Intelligence Testing. Retrieved from http://www.education.com/reference/article/intelligence-testing/ Buros, K. O. (1974). The Third Mental...
Imogene King's theory of goal attainment
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...theory of goal attainment developed by Imogene King is a theory which adheres with the fundamental objective of nursing profession. Nursing, as envisaged by Florence Nightingale is a service of whose success is largely dependent on the effectiveness of relationship between the nurse and the patient. The basic assumption that governs the theory of goal attainment is that both nurse and patient, in a nursing environment are human beings and both of them are part of an open system which freely interacts with the environment (Meleis,2007). The basic goal as set by the theory...
Imogene King: Theory of Goal Attainment
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...achieve, maintain or regain their health. Her theory assumes that the focus in nursing is caring for human beings, while its goal is individual and group healthcare. According to this theory, human beings continuously interact with their environment, basically because humans are open systems (George, 2008). She links the theory to goal attainment, which assumes that communication between a nurse and a client results into information gathering, which helps them set mutual goals and aids in acting on the goals. She argues that everyone recognizes the world as a total person in formulating transactions between... as they compliment each other, especially in an organization. Power refers to an...
Goal Attainment & Social Responsibility Critique
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...Goal Attainment and Social Responsibility Critique A goal can simply be defined as projected results that an individual, an organization or a system intends to achieve (King, 2001). In most cases people sets goals and also a timeframe within which they should be achieved. Goal setting refers to the process of establishing specific objectives that needs to be met within a given time. For a goal to be effective it must be realistic and measurable. Realistic plans to achieve the goal will also need to be formulated with various checkpoints in...
Infulence of particpation in strategic change; resistance, organization commitment and goal achievement
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...GOAL ACHIEVEMENT Lines, R. (2004). Influenceof participation in strategic change: Resistance, organizational commitment and change goal achievement. Journal of Change Management, 4(3), 193–215. This article by Lines (2004) examines the effect of participation on a set of scopes that are related to the successful implementation of strategic change. Lines endeavors to address the knowledge gap that exists with regards to participation in strategic change. The research hypothesizes that a positive relationship exists between post change organizational commitment and participation strategy process. The study asserts... INFLUENCE OF PARTICIPATION IN STRATEGIC CHANGE; RESISTANCE, ORGANIZATION COMMITMENT AND...
Fiedler Contingency Theory vs House-Path Goal Theory
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...theory and demonstrates its widespread applicability in today’s workforce. House’s Path-Goal Theory and its applicability House’s Path-Goal Theory describes the way leaders encourage and support their team members towards achieving their set goals by making the path clear. The theory posits that, in clarifying the path leaders may be directive or vague. Meaning they may help the followers or create more obstacles (Sadler, 2003). The variation in approach... ? Fiedler Contingency Theory vs House-Path Goal Theory This paper explores two major leadership theories: Robert House’s Goal Path Theory and Fred Fiedler’s Contingency Theory. Both the two leadership theories contend that leadership is contingent to...
Curriculum and Instructional Adaptations, Attitudes and Collaboration for Students with ADHD in an Inclusive Setting
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...Achievement goal theory, which has recently been identified as a motivational factor for students' in general needs to be applied to students' with ADHD as well. However application of this theoretical framework is pointless unless specific goals for such students are identified and characterized (Barron et al, 2006). References... ? Curriculum and Instructional Adaptations, Attitudes and Collaboration for with ADHD in an Inclusive Setting Curriculum and Instructional Adaptations, Attitudes and Collaboration for Students with ADHD in an Inclusive Setting Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a controversial malady which has recently been blamed to have been promoted by overzealous pharmaceutical...
Self Efficacy and Academic Achievement
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...achievement. The concept of self-efficacy arose with Bandura’s influential paper, Self-Efficacy: toward a Unifying Theory of Behavioral Change (1977). The concept of self-efficacy emphasizes self-belief and confidence in one’s own capabilities and competence. Ever since the concept of self-efficacy took form, many studies have explored its role in educational success. It is now a proven fact that self-efficacy is an important mediator of academic achievement. This paper attempts to evaluate some studies and research evidence that support this claim. The implications of the findings of these studies for teachers and instructors are also discussed. I. The Concept of Self-Efficacy... ?Running head:...
Cooperative Learning and Student Achievement
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...achievement in secondary mathematics. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 9, 53-62. Johnson, D. W., & Johnson, R. T. (2009). An educational psychology success story: Social interdependence theory and cooperative learning. Educational Researcher, 38(5), 365-379. Nama, C. W., & Zellnerb, R. D. (2011). The relative effects of positive interdependence and group processing on student achievement and attitude in online cooperative learning. Computers and Education, 56(3), 680–688. Roseth, C. J., Johnson, D. W., & Johnson, R. T. (2008). Promoting early adolescents' achievement and peer relationships: The effects of...
Body language
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...achievement of goals can explain a learners motivation and discipline and this was with regard to the achievement goal theory by (Ames C, 1992). In another study conducted by (Anderman EM & Maehr ML, 1994) the psychologists through their series of research came up with a conclusion that motivation and discipline in terms of self-regulation are directly correlated hence backed a similar research conducted by (Giallo R, 2003). Through a series of research conducted, it was proved that learning to learn behaviors were identifiable and teachable and this included target... ?LEARNING/TEACHING THEORIES and Number of Introduction Behaviorism is a type of teaching/learning method, which has shown so much success ...
There are many different types of leadership style/theories such as Charismatic, Path goal theory. Analyse, compare and contrast them in the context of which would be the best style for the leader of a country (Australia).
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...Theories and Style in Australia of the of the submitted Table of Contents Introduction 3 Leadership in Australia 3 Comparison of Good and Bad leaders in Australia 5 Leadership Theories 6 Charismatic Leadership 6 Transactional Leadership 7 Comparison of the Australian Leadership Theories 8 Conclusion 10 References 11 Introduction Leadership is an intricate process where an individual can be socially influenced by another person who is considered to be the leader to achieve a common organizational goal. It involves the interaction of the leader with the employee to fulfill a common task. In most of the studies and literature till date, focus has been on the leadership theories and style... Leadership...
Critique of King's theory of the goal of attainment
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...Goal of Attainment Theory: Background: Imogene King was the first to introduce the Theory of Goal Attainment in the early 1960s. King was born in 1923 in west point. The theory’s name, The Theory of Goal Attainment, is aimed at showing the, interpersonal skills, that people possess in order to achieve certain goals in life. Imogene King studied in the field of nursing, becoming a professor at the University of Florida’s college of nursing in Tampa. King also worked extensively in the nursing field doing research in the nursing division in Washington D.C. She was the director of the Ohio University School of Nursing. This extensive work in the nursing field contributed greatly... The critique of King’s...
Piagets Cognitive Development
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...Theory of Achievement or Achievement Goal Theory Mrs. Reynolds notices that one of her students lacks focus during their class, whether its discussion, exam or quizzes. She managed to talk to her one day, motivating her by saying if her friends can do it, she also can. After some time, when she was grading the unit tests, she realizes that the talk they had had no effect on her because of the low grades that her student still has. Analysis This case is an example of a child with low self-efficacy. Self-efficacy... ?Case Piaget’s Cognitive Development Mrs. Arling is handling a very active kindergarten Her are very demanding and insistent of their own understanding of things. The children, with their young ...
Teacher Satisfaction and Student Academic Achievement
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...achievement. It will not only mitigate the stressful issue of the teacher shortage it may also improve the overall working the climate of schools and facilitate an increase student achievement. 1.8 Conceptual Framework The conceptual framework of this study is based on the theoretical notion of Herzberg's Two-Factor Theory of Motivation and Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. Herzberg's theory (1966) describes two separate factors, one of motivating factors (satisfiers) and the second of hygiene or maintenance factors... 1 Introduction 3 2 Background 3 3 ment of the Problem 9 4 Data Collection Components 9 5 Instruments and Analysis Packages 10 6 Research Framework 11 1.6.1 Research Questions 11 1.6.2 Popula...
Effect of positive feedback on achievement
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...goals are often not set that high. Sometimes the goal is the contentment in the fact that advancement has been made. Yet, it is not often asked whether the goal set was high enough and if adequate advancement has been achieved. Hattie (2003) in another work differentiates between... Effective of positive feedback on achievement Rationale The importance of education in a child’s career is well reflected in his personality and achievements. The human mind in untrained in the absence of education and this in turn leaves a human being incomplete. When an individual has acquired proper education or not depends upon how well the person has been able to learn. Different people have different levels of expertise ...
McClellands Learned Needs Theory
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...Theory affiliation Motivational Theory Need theory was proposed by David McClelland, which is a motivational model attempting in the explanation of how need for power, need for achievement and affiliation changes the action of people based on the managerial context. McClelland outlines that the mankind have three types of motivation not taking into account sex, age, race and culture. An individual’s motivation is grounded upon the opinions of the learning and life experiences. The individuals who have the need to achieve prefer to comprehend the situation or a task. They prefer to work on tasks of moderate difficulty and the work where the results depends on their effort and not anything... Motivational...
Theory Analysis
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...achievable in the real world, and such knowledge is used to judge whether the ultimate goals are to be altered or not. Methodological assumption of epistemological paradigm 3. The methodological assumption of behaviorism is the social learning theory which “holds that behavior is determined by expectancies and incentives” (Gorin, 2006, p. 43). Tenet of the theory 3. The stimulus response theory, and later, the social cognitive theory, developed as a modified version of the stimulus response theory, both explain the methodological tenet of behaviorism under the incentive theory of motivation... Part 2 Worksheet You have submitted a draft for Part of the final paper, which entails describing the...
Transformational Leadership and Risk Taking to Improve Student Achievement
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...theory of transformational leadership as it relates to new principals from the leadership academy and student achievement will be studied. According to Cowie and Crawford (2008), given the significance of the post of principal and the complex changes... ? Chapter Draft Doc 722 of Phoenix January 1 Introduction Educational leaders are facing challenges in their organizations that will require them to manage, change, and transform their organizations. According to Leithwood (2008), leadership is not so much a stand-alone function as a catalyst for other functions. To be successful, schools must develop a clear sense of purpose, strong commitments on the part of their staffs, and productive working...
Distributed Leadership in Small Learning Communities: Effect on Student Achievement
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...goal so that the outcome is greater than the sum of their individual actions (Hogan, 2007; Spillane, 2005). This type of leadership involves giving staff members, most times identified as teacher leaders, some leadership responsibilities and authority to act, while the principal assumes the role of architect of the organization. Distributing leadership is achieved by weaving teachers into the organizational structures of the school so that everyone understands his place in the institution. Although research on earlier leadership theories show some benefits of distributed leadership in improving teaching and learning (Spillane, 2005; Timperley, 2005... ?Running Head: RESEARCH PROSPECTUS Research...
Sport Psychology - "An assessment of the roles and effects of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation in sport"
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...achieves through direct mastery of specific skills that are tied to the sport, such as reaching a goal of lifting 300 pounds in bodybuilding or learning how to throw a consistent knock-out punch in boxing. Ryan and Deci (2000) view intrinsic motivation differently, attributing it to the phenomenon of self-determination, or the need for an individual to be self-regulated and driven to achieve a certain goal and take appropriate action to achieve that goal. In psychological theory, there are those that maintain a high, internalised locus of control, which is an innate set of beliefs that one has... ? An assessment of the roles and effects of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation in sport BY YOU YOUR SCHOOL...
Motivation self worth theory
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...goals and values. Scholarly Journals, 53, 109-132. Martin, A. & Dowson, M. (2009). Interpersonal Relationships, Motivation, Engagement, and Achievement: Yields for Theory, Current Issues, and Educational Practice. Scholarly Journals, 76(1), 327-365. Ohio State University. (2009). University Center for the Advancement of Teaching. http://ucat.osu.edu/read/teaching/how_students_learn/learn_motivationtheories.html... Examining Motivation and Self-worth Theory Here s Here Examining Motivation and Self-worth Theory Motivation The driving force behind the goal-seeking behaviors of human beings and other animals is known as motivation. This term is...
Creating a Positive Classroom Environment: Self-Esteem, Sense of security, and Student Achievement
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...goals are closely related. Cooperative learning strategies are designed to improve self-esteem and a sense of security. The differences are more in the timing than in theory. Planning strategies are designed to create a sense of security whereas the proper implementation of these strategies is more relevant in terms of self-esteem. In the end, students are assessed by their performance. Student achievement can be increased when students feel comfortable in the classroom and when they are confident enough to take risks and participate meaningfully in tasks... Creating a Positive room Environment: Self-Esteem, Sense of security, and Achievement There are many factors which affect room harmony and...
Strain Theory
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...theory breaks down into three major types of strains which include failure to achieve positively valued goals, the presentation of negative stimuli and the loss of positive stimuli. Past literature indicates that failure by an individual to attain positively valued goals leads to development of a strain. The goals of the society for which each member strives to achieve are in three forms. They include money which becomes a strain when one fails to acquire it through... DYNAMICS OF CRIME AND DELINQUENCY The research in criminology is critical in solving the various cases of such crimes in the society. The most important remedial measure towards reducing cases of criminal activities and their undesirable...
Leininger's nursing theory research article summaries
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...theory and a discussion of the features evident in the theory. Synopsis The article is divided into four parts, with the first part introducing the transcultural nursing theory and its historical development since its introduction by Leininger. The second part of the article provides the major features of the theory; including the fact the theory is one of the oldest and most applicable in the nursing field. This is followed by a description of the philosophical rots of the theory and the introduction of the nursing experience influenced by the theory. The purpose and goal the theory... Leininger, M. (2002). Culture Care Theory: A Major Contribution to Advance Transcultural Nursing Knowledge and...
Bandura's theory
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...theory of human behaviour that offers three factors that influence the way persons act in given situations. The aspects of this theory-observational learning, self efficacy, and self-regulation-have been shown to be behaviours that are evident in the way students position themselves to learn. These behavioural aspects have been studied in several areas of psychology such as people's mental health, their attitudes toward physical health, the behaviours that influence athletic performance, and other areas. Researchers have also found that students' achievement level from the primary through the high school levels (and beyond) demonstrate the extent to which they have... Introduction Bandura has posited a...
TEP Theory Analysis
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...theories. Purpose of Theory The purpose of the theory is to define the nursing process, with a focus on the systematic process of delivering care to patients that is goal driven and patient-centered (Kennedy & Lee, 2008). Origin of Theory Orlando’s Nursing Theory (1961), was developed from deliberative research Jean Orlando was undertaking as an associate professor at the Yale School of Nursing, regarding the integration of the mental health concepts in the basic curriculum for teaching nursing (Potter, 2004). She deliberated on the correct nature of the relationship between patients and nurses, and eventually developed the theory, which was published in her book... ?TEP Theory Analysis Grade (1st, Nov,...
ACHIEVEMENT GAP
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...Achievement Gap The achievement gap is the difference that exists between different from different ethni These students may include students from White, Hispanic, Black, American Indian/ Alaska Native and Asian/ Pacific Islander ethnicities. There is a major performance gap between students from these ethnic backgrounds. The differences in their performance are mostly measured through their classroom based average scores. I believe the achievement gap exists for many reasons. The first reason for this gap is the economic status of these students. Economic status is important in order to provide the recourses for the students. The lack...
Goal statement
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...goal is to practice teaching first hand by traveling and being operational out of the country particularly to where my Spanish language skills would be an advantage. After obtaining my Higher Education Curriculum and Teaching Masters degree, my first ambition is to pursue a career in Doctors of Education from this university and because of this, I am looking out for a program that will further my professional goals and complete my educational requirements and this university will assist me greatly in achieving this. After completing my Higher... Goal ment Admission Essay I hereby wish to apply for Higher Education Curriculum and Teaching Masters degree at the West Virginia University. I choose the...
Career Goal
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...goal is become a professional in the field of study of business administration with concentration in accounting and finance. I have always been good with numbers and paid close attention to business opportunities and projects. I have the privilege of being raised by a father who become an entrepreneur and had his own contracting business. I wish to complete undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate studies in business administration (accounting and finance). In order for a person studying and developing professionally in the field of business administration the subject must have certain traits, skills and abilities that will allow to succeed in the practical business world. A student... My career goal...
Relationship of Values and Parenting Styles on Academic Achievement and Occupational Choice: Jewish and Jewish-Iranian in USA
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...achievement, hedonism, stimulation, self-direction, universalism, benevolence, tradition, conformity, and security. The theory of value contents and structure defines values as desirable, trans-situational goals varying in importance, that serve as guiding principle in people’s lives (Schwartz, 1992; Kluckhohn, 1951; Rokeach, 1973). Values are therefore proposed to be representations of people’s important goals and/or motivations. Ten motivationally d istinct types of values were derived from universal requirements of the human condition and verified in cross-cultural research in 47 countries. Schwartz (1992) generated 56 values based on these values types... ?THE RELATIONSHIP OF VALUES AND PARENTING...
Personal goal
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...goal to achieve. One year from now, I would be acquiring specialized project management knowledge in a global context and within five years of time, I would be excelling with practical implementation of what I have learned and practice those theories in the international scenario. After 10 years, I aim to be in the top managerial positions working with diversified backgrounds which will continue till I get the destined status in my field of operations (Morisano and Hirsh, 255–264). Globalization generally relates to various dynamics that can impact career or personal goal development process... ? Personal Goal The process of self exploration, identification of skills, and motives and how they can be...
Achievement Gap
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...Achievement Gap Task: Achievement Gap There are varied socioeconomic characteristics given the disparity in income levels among people. Parents’ socioeconomic status is a significant determinant of the level of educational achievement of children. The rising inequality in the income, being a measure of socioeconomic status, of parents has consequential effects on the education, and ultimately, performance of children. Apparently, there are notable differences in academic performance between students from low and high socioeconomic status families. Noteworthy is the fact that the disparity continues to widen, despite a number of measures geared at narrowing the phenomenon. In addition... , the...
Goal Setting
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...goals can be a tricky and contentious affair, and it usually requires the shared energies of art, science, diplomacy and political knowledge. Better results can be achieved by giving considerations to the psychological aspects in setting the goals. It should be noted that outstanding results are attained when goal difficulty is perceived as challenging and achievable. Above all commitment to the goals is a critical factor in goal setting theory. When the goal setting approach is in a manner of supporting the personal needs of the individual projected results are expected to occur. A continuous awareness of their progress related to the preset goals will make the individuals more... 1. Douglas Max,...
Career Theory
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...achieve-ment oriented, and then students will most likely, value achievement, thus achieving a high person environment fit. Consequently students in a university may change subjects in order to make the person environment fit more favorable hence increasing the person environment fit. In cases of correspondence between individuals and environment there is no big demand for person change. This theory is usually concerned with personal characteristics such as traits, and skills which some times are referred to Vocational Personality. As people are uniquely different, no particular approach is good for all as it may... ISAAC MUTINDA ORDER NO: 128180 Counseling can be defined as a process whereby a person...
An Analysis Using the ECLS-K dataset, Researching correlations between Student Academic Achievement and Parental Involvement
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...theory distinguishes motivation between varied types based on different goals and reasons: extrinsic and intrinsic motivation. Intrinsic motivation is described as the aspect of performing ideas with the hope of being appealing or pleasurable. This in most cases is aimed at ensuring acceptance in the social setting of a student. These are the aspects used in identifying ways of motivating students in elementary schools into studying. Extrinsic motivation involves working on ideas to achieve noticeable products. For instance, working hard... RESEARCHING CORRELATIONS BETWEEN ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AND PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT Providing academic motivation to students and ensuring they stay motivated, can pose a ...
Goal Setting
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...Achieveing a successful career throughout college is a challenging pursuit. There are many distractions on first arrival at college and determining what is beneficial to oneself can be a trial. This is normally the case when an individual attends college. It is their first opportunitiy to truly walk their own path. They don't actually need to show up to class but should because it will helo them succeed. This freedom is much anticipated but without some organization can prove to be a disaster. I have not fallen trap to this but have kept myself on my choosen path. I have a very ambition education goal and know that with my attitude and perseverance I will...
Evaluate the usefulness of a motivation theory for managers.
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...theory to understand and address the training and development needs of an employee. For example, McGregor’s theory can guide managers to provide generic training or facilitate further studies for employees in order to make them feel valued and capable. This way, managers can retain talent or confidently delegate some duties to employees because they can handle them with ease (Miner 2008, 88). The knowledge of motivation theory enables managers to set specific achievable goals. Using Herzberg’s theory for example, managers can establish good communication... The Usefulness of Motivation Theory for Managers The Usefulness of Motivation Theory for Managers Motivation theory is useful to managers because it ...
GOAL STATEMENT
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...achieve this goal after getting a degree from your esteemed institution. I sincerely hope that you will give me the opportunity to succeed in what I have set out to achieve.... ? Goal ment Nursing Goal ment Nursing As far back as I can remember, I have always set my sights on doing something useful for my fellow Ugandans. I grew up in a small community in Uganda where my grandfather was one of the few doctors in the area. As a child, I was witness to the kindness and compassion with which he worked among the poor. Unfortunately, there were many times when he was unable to hide his frustration at seeing the misery of our people who suffered because of...
Goal Statements
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...GOAL MENT After graduating with a bachelor of science in psychology, I saw the need to pursue my master’s degree in mental health counseling. This is after noticing that each day, I saw many people from my homeland country surviving numerous psychological disorders such as posttraumatic stress and depression disorder. With proper qualification in mental health counseling, I believe I can change people’s lives, irrespective of their background. After completing my master’s degree, my next step would be to look for an opportunity to gain experience within a non-profit organization that deals with mentally challenged persons. The ultimate goal is to start and operate a non-profit organization... GOAL MENT ...
Goal Setting
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...achieve the goals alone, but with collaboration with different companies, the public, civil society, and private companies. Proposal writing inviting various partners to come on board will help in development of stronger strategies, and funding to ensure quality health among all Philadelphians (Green & Tones, 2010). Different obstacles have existed among Philadelphians, in their way to quality health. This community health promotion will aim at removing all the hindrances to healthcare among the people, so that they can as well enjoy quality health. These goals must be achieved not more than the next five years, to compensate for the quality... Better Health Care in Poverty Level Philadelphians 25th,...
Standpoint Theory
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...Theory and two sources of controversial views in “Standpoint Theories: Productively Controversial.” She argues that the political commitments of Standpoint Theory are: 1) the daily lives of the oppressed provide a richer standpoint for social analysis than the experiences of the privileged; 2) standpoint theorists “study up” because they deconstruct the realities and needs of the underprivileged; 3) the theory promotes collective achievement in understanding how social relations operate; and 4) the theory seeks to obtain data that is accurate, exhaustive, objective, and intersectional (Harding 194-195). Furthermore, the two sources of controversial... 6 May Feminist Standpoint Theory Nancy Hartsock...
The Goal
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...Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement The report is a summary of the famous article ‘The Goal’ written by Eliyahu Goldratt which is based on a case study of Unico. One factory of Unico was suffering lots of problems related to operations management and the Operations Manager was help responsible for it. He then goes on to identify the issues and solve it with a help of a person he had known before. With the discussion on the case study some of the important concepts of operations such as Theory of Constraints and drum-buffer-rope production control. The idea of drum-buffer-rope (DBR) production control has been talked about impressively...
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