Motivation for personal achievement (within an organization)

Inner drive to fully express one’s potential, improve performance continuously and reach desired goals; achieving the objective is more important than the reward. Within an organization, people with a strong drive for personal achievement want to reach professional excellence, seek challenging objectives and work harder when they expect exclusively personal acknowledgements for the effort they put in, ignoring the work done by other people. Over time, these people may remain isolated and also tend to develop a drive for personal power. It differs from the drive for social achievement.

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