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Achievement Motivation Theory
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Motivation is a necessary attribute for success, which has been extensively studied, theorized and debated through decades. One of these studies resulted in the postulation of achievement motivation theory by David McClelland… Achievement motivation theory: Keeping individuals’ personality at the centre, the achievement motivation theory was proposed by David…
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Achievement Motivation Theory
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One of these studies resulted in the postulation of achievement motivation theory by David McClelland (1962, cited Miner, 2007). The present study investigates application of this theory by one of the greatest leaders of 21st century, Jack… According to McClelland (1962, cited Miner 2007), individuals tend to behave as per the significance they levy on…
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Goal Achievement
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This incident relates to the days when I was in my high school and was a class 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.…
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GOAL SETTING AND MCCLELLAND'S THEORY
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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… Goal setting can be a powerful method for motivating members in an organization under right…
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Theories of motivation in competitive sport
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Psychologists have associated motivation behind behavior with external reward that is associated to the behavior. It has been observed that people are… Psychology has different take on motivation. According to Sage (1977), motivation is defined as “direction and intensity of one’s effort” (Weinberg & Gould 52). For example, a person can be said to be…
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Compare and contrast leadership models: transactional, transformational and path goal theory
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It was developed with the underlying assumptions that rewards and punishments are significant in maintaining motivation among followers and also that leadership involves social systems that can only… The leadership style begins with bargaining the contract in which the terms of contract are discussed including the benefits that will be derived by the…
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Path-Goal Leadership Questionnaire
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Different situations require different leadership tactics to be followed. Even remaining within the bounds of the Path Goal Leadership Theory we find so many different leadership styles which can be followed.… Path Goal Leadership theory is nothing less than a revolution in the world of management and leadership as the man himself said in his paper, ‘Path Goal…
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Success Plan
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The book is designed to help people in structuring their problems and finding the right solutions. This e-book by Brian Tracy helps in developing… motivational and emphasise the value of personal integrity, goal setting and identifying ways to attain success; and so provide a dose of motivation every day.…
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Imogene King's theory of goal attainment
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Nursing, as envisaged by Florence Nightingale is a service of whose success is largely dependent on the effectiveness of relationship between… A mutually shared communication between the nurse and the patient is assumed to happen according to the theory. This in turn formulates the goal towards which they work together. The patient’s perception of the world as…
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Intelligence and achievement
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Intelligence is the difference between two individuals in their abilities to understand complex ideas, learning from experiences, adapting well to the environment, engaging in varied forms of reasoning, and overcoming challenges by taking thought. Human beings have developed different kinds of information-processing abilities, referred to as intelligences. …
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Imogene King: Theory of Goal Attainment
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Imogene King-Theory of goal attainment Name Institution Abstract Nursing profession focuses on helping individuals deal with health problems. In order to do this effectively, there are theories that have proven successful in this field. One such theory is the goal attainment theory by Imogene King.… Her success comes from her nursing conceptual system and the…
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Goal Attainment & Social Responsibility Critique
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In most cases people sets goals and also a timeframe within which they should be achieved. Goal setting refers to the process of establishing… Many people assume that they know how to set goals for a better life. However, very few people understand the importance of setting goals and put it in practice. It is only about 20 percent of people who set effective…
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Infulence of particpation in strategic change; resistance, organization commitment and goal achievement
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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… The article examines how the right to reject a decision on resistance to change,…
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Fiedler Contingency Theory vs House-Path Goal Theory
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Fiedler Contingency Theory vs House-Path Goal Theory Name Institution Instructor Date Abstract 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 certain factors.… It concludes that none of the theories can be applied…
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Curriculum and Instructional Adaptations, Attitudes and Collaboration for Students with ADHD in an Inclusive Setting
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a controversial malady which has recently been blamed to have been promoted by overzealous pharmaceutical firms and other private concerns seeking to increase the sales of their products.… ADHD is characterized by poor attention spans, being fidgety and restless, heightened variability of task performance,…
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Self Efficacy and Academic Achievement
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Running head: SELF-EFFICACY & ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT Self-Efficacy – An Important Mediator of Academic Achievement Insert Name Here Insert Affiliation Here Self-Efficacy – An Important Mediator of Academic Achievement It is surprising how levels of academic achievement vary drastically among students who otherwise possess equal intelligence and cognitive potentials.…
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Cooperative Learning and Student Achievement
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Cooperative Learning and Student Achievement Name Institution Cooperative Learning and Student Achievement There are numerous approaches to learning and teaching; various stakeholders have invested a considerable amount of time and other resources in studies that aim to identify the most effective form of knowledge transmission.… Many studies have indicated…
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Body language
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LEARNING/TEACHING THEORIES Name of and Number of of Professor Date Introduction Behaviorism is a type of teaching/learning method, which has shown so much success in the fields where there is correct response, which is usually easily memorized.… However, behaviorists such as B.F Skinner and J. B Watson disagreed with Wundt on the basis that his methodology was…
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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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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… This essay focuses on the study to identify, analyze and compare the leadership…
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Critique of King's theory of the goal of attainment
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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… This extensive work in the nursing field contributed greatly in the theory because of her experience in the nursing field research (King, 2007). The Theory of Goal…
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Piagets Cognitive Development
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Mrs. Arling is handling a very active kindergarten class. Her students are very demanding and insistent of their own understanding of things. The children, with their young age, insist on what they want and how they believe in things.… Piaget’s Cognitive Development The scenario in Mrs. Arling’s class shows how children’s cognitive thinking are different…
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Teacher Satisfaction and Student Academic Achievement
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Schools in small districts face the same issues as other schools across the country in reference to the recruitment and retention of quality teachers, but, there are a small number of researchers who have suggested that these schools encounter different issues than those of larger schools and school districts.… It is a mixed study that was conducted to gain a…
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Effect of positive feedback on achievement
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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… The study focuses upon the impact of positive feedback on achievement. This might be best supported by the idea of formative assessment techniques, which help in shaping a student’s…
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McClellands Learned Needs Theory
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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… The individuals, who are achievement based, avoid both high and low risks and avoid…
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Theory Analysis
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Part 2 of the final paper involves analyzing the theory. Note how describing is one of the lower levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy and analyzing is one of the… What is the underlying epistemological paradigm of this theory? (All theories have an epistemological foundation. We have covered the following epistemological paradigms: logical positivism, post-positivism,…
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