When a person thinks that his achievement will be judged against some level of perfection, accomplishment motivation is a major predictor of desire, commitment, and perseverance. The idea of achievement motivation may be traced back to the 1940s, when numerous works on victory and defeat, as well as ego-involvement, laid the groundwork for what would eventually become Achievement Motivation Theory. AMT illustrates how a person’s traits and their desire to achieve something in life are inextricably linked. The existence of internal and external elements that influence motivation is an important factor to consider.
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