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Unformatted text preview: ucing like like emergencies) • Bond with others who face same situation • Judge normalcy of our reactions • Desire to be with those who’ve been through same/similar Desire situations situations (e.g. post-operative rather than pre-operative patients) Achievement Motivation Society emphasizes achievement Some seek & thrive on challenges & others don’t Need for achievement (Mclelland & Atkinson): positive desire to accomplish tasks & compete successfully with standards standards of excellence 19 Create PDF files without this message by purchasing novaPDF printer ( 11/30/2009 Motive for Success & Fear of Failure Achievement Achievement motivation stems from positively oriented motive for success (BAS) vs. negatively oriented oriented fear of failure (BIS) Separate Separate & independent dimensions (can have both) (can – Motive for success Seek thrill of victory Motive – Fear of failure Avoid agony of defeat Fear – Anxiety negates impact of achievement need & impairs Anxiety performance performance (e.g. can choke under pressure) Motive for Success & Fear of Failure Hig...
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