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Author: John M DarlingMitchell GraysonHerman J EngelDavid C McClellandAmerican Psychological Association.All authors
Publisher: [United States] : National Educational Television, 1962.
Series: Focus on behavior : the science of psychology.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dr. David McClelland of Harvard University demonstrates the tests with which he seeks to verify his psychological theory, that the economic growth or decline of nations is dependent to a large extent upon the entrepreneurs of these nations. The need to achieve is one of a variety of phenomena studied in motivation research.
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Genre/Form: DVDs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John M Darling; Mitchell Grayson; Herman J Engel; David C McClelland; American Psychological Association.; National Educational Television and Radio Center.
OCLC Number: 367903426
Notes: A Mayer-Sklar production.
Cast: Host, John Darley ; narrator, Dr. David McClelland.
Description: 1 videodisc (40 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Focus on behavior : the science of psychology.
Responsibility: National Educational Television and the American Psychological Association ; producer, Mitchell Grayson ; directed and written by Herman J. Engel.

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Dr. David McClelland of Harvard University demonstrates the tests with which he seeks to verify his psychological theory, that the economic growth or decline of nations is dependent to a large extent upon the entrepreneurs of these nations. The need to achieve is one of a variety of phenomena studied in motivation research.

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Must-view for all American educators and coaches.

by usmanaghani (WorldCat user published 2011-08-17) Excellent Permalink

Original work of Prof. David McClelland at Harvard is cast in this film with demonstrations of his theory in action.  The achievement of person (indeed may we add, a generation) is based on how that person (or generation) was reared in terms of taking risks and making things happen through their...
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