ERIC Number: ED081929
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Jul
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Components of Achievement Motivation as Predictors of Potential for Economic Change, Volume I.
Veroff, Joseph; And Others
The major goal of this research study was the identification and validation of measures of components of personal achievement orientations that can be used in the job training program context. The guiding conceptions for the research were based on Atkinson's theory of achievement motivation, Gurin's investigations of expectancies, and measurement guidelines of psychometric theory. The focus of this study was primarily on the identification and measurement of individual personality characteristics which may play an important role in a job trainees' capacity to obtain and maintain employment. (NTIS)
Descriptors: Expectation, Job Training, Labor Market, Measurement, Motivation, Personality Assessment, Prediction, Predictive Measurement
National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Va. 22151 (PB-202 824, MF $1.45, HC $3.00)
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Sponsor: Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Office of Research and Development.
Authoring Institution: Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor. Survey Research Center.
Note: Volume II available as PB-202 825 (CE000200)