Influence of Personality on Achievement Motivation A study on secondary school students
Manasa Thirumala
Achievement, Motivation, Personality, Self-Efficiency.
Personality is the dynamic organization within the individual of those psychological systems that determine his characteristic behavior and thought. Personality represents a unique integration of trait so as to differentiate one person from another on the basis of quality. Motivation plays a significant role in students’ academic life. Achievement motivation is the basic need for success or the attainment of excellence. Achievement motivation forms to be the basis for a good life. All students were influenced by a need to achieve. It causes them a want to be successful at what they attempt. But each student is affected at different degrees. High school students utilized most of their time in school environment. This is important stage of personality development of students’ life as well as its motivational for achievement. Between this stage students are get efforts to develop their area of personality and achievement. Every School, High school try to provide maximum educational and personality related skills to their students but some student not shown interested for grab this opportunity, and not fulfill the expectations of their parents and educational institutes. Most of the students are not able to take proper decisions due to support, with support they drives to accomplish given task, most of students accomplished task as per their priority and values of the task and its importance. Achievement motivation concept developed by social psychologist McClelland to denote the strong urge felt by an individual or society for achievement in various aspects of life that satisfies the need of self-esteem. The achievement motive is the deciding factor in attaining success in different fields. Personality traits referred to the stable characteristics which are psychological in nature and provide reasons for person's behavior. These traits described a person and determine his emotional, cognitive, and behavioral interpersonal, experiential, attitudinal, and motivational styles that explain behavior in different situation. The data was collected and measure the personality traits used "Dimensional Personality Inventory" constructed by Dr. Mahesh Bhargava of Agra. And achievement Motivation of Deo- Mohan A
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Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2

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