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David C. McClelland (born as David Clarence McClelland in Mt. Vernon, New York State) was a famous Psychologist from USA, who lived between May 20, 1917 and March 27, 1998.


David C. McClelland was an American specialist in the field of motivation and entrepreneurship.

In 1941 he received his doctorate in psychology at Yale University, then became a professor at Wesleyan University. Since 1956 he taught and lectured at Harvard University, where, together with a group of scientists, for twenty years conducted research on motivation and need for achievement. In 1963, he began activities with the development of employee assessment and training of personnel.

From 1987 until his death he taught at Boston University. McClelland is known for his work on achievement motivation, but it also dealt with the issue of personality, awareness and competence. His ideas have been widely adapted in many organizations.

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He is born under the zodiac taurus, who is known for Security, Subtle strength, Appreciation, Instruction, Patience. Our collection contains 1 quotes who is written / told by David.

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"The outstanding people realized that the job involved more than just writing a good strategic plan. It was also important that top management should understand the plan and be prepared to adopt it"