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McClelland, David C. (David Clarence)

Works: 176 works in 725 publications in 7 languages and 14,395 library holdings
Genres: Abstracts  Interviews  Programmed instructional materials 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Honoree
Classifications: BF683, 338.9
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Most widely held works by David C McClelland
The achieving society by David C McClelland( Book )

98 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,388 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 )

37 editions published between 1953 and 1976 in English and held by 1,320 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)
Personality by David C McClelland( Book )

59 editions published between 1951 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,164 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)
Human motivation; a book of readings by David C McClelland( Book )

66 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,078 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
A new case for the liberal arts by David G Winter( Book )

12 editions published between 1978 and 1988 in English and held by 1,049 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
Power : the inner experience by David C McClelland( Book )

13 editions published between 1975 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Drinking man by David C McClelland( Book )

19 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Motivating economic achievement by David C McClelland( Book )

27 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and held by 954 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 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in motivation by David C McClelland( Book )

17 editions published between 1955 and 1995 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The roots of consciousness by David C McClelland( Book )

23 editions published between 1964 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Motivation and society( Book )

14 editions published in 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Development of social maturity( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Motivation workshops; a student workbook for experiential learning in human motivation by David C McClelland( Book )

10 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 123 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
Education for values( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

The anatomy of achievement motivation by Heinz Heckhausen( )

5 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Anatomy of Achievement Motivation focuses on the study of individual differences in motivations, including the determinants of specific motives and methods of assessing motive strength. The book first offers information on content analysis and evaluative dispositions, as well as the theory of thematic apperception method, experimental method, and sociocultural frames of references and their change over historical time. The manuscript then highlights the important dimensions of experience and conflict. The publication takes a look at the general structure of goals and performance and valence and motive arousal, including psychic distance and discrepancy between a present and a future state. The book then examines goal setting and level of aspiration, performance period, and the origin and development of achievement motivation. The manuscript is a dependable reference for psychologists and readers interested in the facets of achievement motivation
Psychoanalysis and religious mysticism by David C McClelland( Book )

3 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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