Interlinked Needs in McClelland's Theory

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Interlinked Needs in McClelland's Theory

Those who are said to be high achievers are more likely to be power achievers at the same time, because they always have a desire to orient people towards achieving more. Than two needs can predominate a person simultaneously and consecutively.

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Overlapping and Competing Needs in McClelland Theory of Needs

McClelland allows for overlapping needs and there are times that a person will feel competing needs and thus be undecided about a course of action. Then a person's values will come into play. Needs theory isn't the only way of explaining motivation, but does have real implications for leaders in most US organizations.

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