ASIP-PM1-6 McClelland’s Acquired Needs Theory


McClelland's acquired needs theory proposes that your needs are acquired through life experiences and that there are three basic emotional needs that motivate individuals: achievement, affiliation, and power (actiTime, 2019).

Instruction: Click on the question marks in the image to learn more.

References: Available in H5P metadata. 

Attribution: This activity is used in the Arts & Science Internship Program's open educational resource, "Ideation and Planning Skills for Employment Success", available through eCampusOntario's Open Library in Spring 2023.

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