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McClelland, David C. (David Clarence)

Works: 159 works in 641 publications in 7 languages and 13,709 library holdings
Genres: Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: HD82, 338.9
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Most widely held works by David C McClelland
The achieving society by David C McClelland( Book )

90 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explaining economic growth - The achievement motive : how it is measured and its economics effects - Achieving societies in the modern world - Achieving societies in the past - Other psychological factors in economic development - Entrepreneurial behavior - Characteristics of entrepreneurs - The spirit of Hermes - Sources of n achievement - Accelerating economic growth
The achievement motive, by David C. McClelland [et al.] by David C McClelland( Book )

33 editions published between 1953 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book contains a summary of research on the achievement motive conducted mainly at Wesleyan University during the period January 1, 1947, to January 1, 1952, under the continuous moral and financial support of the Office of Naval Research. It provides a practicable method of measuring one of the most important human motives, a method, moreover, which in all probability can be applied to other motives with equal success. Secondly, the book contains what we believe to be an important contribution to psychological theory--at least to the theory of motivation. Finally, the book contains a great deal of information about the achievement motive and related variables, and we feel that most readers, being interested in the total problem, will want to read the whole book. For only if they do, will they discover what we have discovered--that concentration on a limited research problem is not necessarily narrowing; it may lead ultimately into the whole of psychology. In personality theory there is inevitably a certain impatience--a desire to solve every problem at once so as to get the "whole" personality in focus. We have proceeded the other way. By concentrating on one problem, on one motive, we have found in the course of our study that we have learned not only a lot about the achievement motive but other areas of personality as well. So we feel that this book can be used as one basis for evaluating the degree to which a "piecemeal" approach to personality is profitable, an approach which proceeds to build up the total picture out of many small experiments by a slow process of going from fact to hypothesis and back to fact again. At the moment it may seem like a poor alternative to immediate, over-all assessment methods, but it is our present feeling that in the long run it will be at least as profitable." (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved)
A new case for the liberal arts by David G Winter( Book )

10 editions published between 1978 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The major purpose of this study was to discern the distinctive effects of a liberal arts education by comparing first year students and seniors at three kinds of colleges: "Ivy College," "State Teacher's College, " and "Community College" (pseudonyms). In order to test the findings about the effects of a liberal education across institutions, some of the measures were also administered at seven other colleges across the country
Human motivation; a book of readings by David C McClelland( Book )

65 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human Motivation offers a broad overview of theory and research, from the perspective of a distinguished psychologist whose creative empirical studies of human motives span forty years. David McClelland describes methods for measuring motives, the development of motives out of natural incentives, and the relationship of motives to emotions, to values, and to performance under a variety of conditions. He examines four major motive systems - achievement, power, affiliation, and avoidance - reviewing and evaluating the large body of research on how these motive systems affect behavior. Scientific understanding of motives and their interaction, he argues, contributes to understanding of such diverse and important phenomena as the rise and fall of civilizations, the underlying causes of war, the rate of economic development, the nature of leadership, the reasons for authoritarian or democratic governing styles, the determinants of success in management, and the factors responsible for health and illness. Students and instructors will find this book an exciting and readable presentation of the psychology of human motivation
Power : the inner experience by David C McClelland( Book )

16 editions published between 1975 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personality by David C McClelland( Book )

59 editions published between 1951 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What I have set out to do in this book is simple enough. I have wanted to produce a theoretically oriented text in the psychology of personality. The need for such a text clearly exists today. We have, on the one hand, a number of excellent introductory texts on personality, mental hygiene, personal adjustment, and the like and on the other, a number of more advanced technical books about personality written from some special viewpoint such as psychoanalysis or the Rorschach Technique. This book is aimed at a level somewhere between these two approaches, a level which will require the knowledge of basic introductory material and make use of specialized contributions within the clinical field. The treatment throughout is theoretical rather than practical and applied. The justification for this, if justification is needed, is that theory must always precede application. Today the social pressure for the application of psychological knowledge to problems of personal adjustment is enormous, yet as Angyal so rightly says, psychiatry, and one might add clinical psychology, is "the application of a science of personality which does not as yet exist." This book is intended as a contribution to the theory of personality. As such it may be useful in some way to clinical psychology, but that is not its primary purpose"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2005 APA, all rights reserved)
The Drinking man by David C McClelland( Book )

18 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Motivating economic achievement by David C McClelland( Book )

32 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Talent and society; new perspectives in the identification of talent by David C McClelland( Book )

33 editions published between 1953 and 1968 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in motivation by David C McClelland( Book )

14 editions published between 1955 and 1977 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The roots of consciousness by David C McClelland( Book )

17 editions published between 1964 and 1969 in English and Japanese and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Motives, personality, and society : selected papers by David C McClelland( Book )

9 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Education for values( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Power is the great motivator by David C McClelland( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Power Is the Great Motivator, David McClelland and David Burnham make the provocative case that managers who actively seek power not only get the most done, but also develop the best teams, organizational vision, and sense of managerial responsibility. The authors then show how managers like you can adopt some of these practices and build a more confident and effective organization."--Jacket
Macht als Motiv : Entwicklungswandel u. Ausdrucksformen by David C McClelland( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in German and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Motivation und Kultur by David C McClelland( Book )

6 editions published in 1967 in German and Undetermined and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychoanalysis and religious mysticism by David C McClelland( Book )

3 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Motivational trends in society by David C McClelland( Book )

5 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Van Nostrand insight books( )

in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Self-motivated achiever by David C McClelland( Visual )

2 editions published between 1967 and 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor David C. McClelland discusses with Saul W. Gellerman the special problems that management encounters with employees who have a strong need for achievement
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The achieving society
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Mac Clelland, David C. 1918-1998

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MacClelland, David Clarence 1918-1998

Mc Clelland, David C. 1918-1998

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McClelland, D. C.

McClelland, D. C. 1918-1998

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McClelland, David C. (David Clarence)

McClelland, David Clarence

McClelland, David Clarence 1918-1998

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Human motivation; a book of readingsPower is the great motivator