What is it about?

A method of measuring achievement motivation focusing on the thoughts and behaviors of high achieving individuals

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Why is it important?

Achievement motivation plays a part in the lives of all individuals. The thoughts and behavior patterns of individuals relate to goal accomplishment.


The 13 item measure of achievement motivation has multiple use in education and business for research and personnel selection. The Achievement Motivation Measure, 2019, is supported by theory and research findings on thoughts and behaviors of high achieving individuals.

Robert Smith
Texas A&M University System

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This page is a summary of: Psychometric properties and factor analyses of the achievement motivation measure, British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, May 2019, Taylor & Francis,
DOI: 10.1080/03069885.2019.1620173.
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