What is meant by achievement motivation?

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Jul 18, 2017


Achievement Motivation - which can be defined as an individual's need to meet realistic goals, receive feedback and experience a sense of accomplishment.


Achievement Motivation. (n.d.). In Alleydog.com's online glossary. Retrieved from: https://www.alleydog.com/glossary/definition-cit.php?term=Achievement Motivation

It means that some people are best motivated when they anticipate a recognition of achievement. Periodic reinforcement is applied to maintain and strengthen that motivation for improved performance.