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Can I please get some assistance in writing about how Acquired Needs applies to the motivation theories to the FBI workplace productivity? Is it achieving the desired results? The above theories should be defined and then the explanation of what exists should be clear.

I am not sure how to start this. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Motivation and acquired needs are examined. Workplace productivity is determined.

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Acquired Needs Theory is used by human resources management to achieve desired results in the workforce by establishing an environment that facilitates the highest degree of performance from employers that caters to the individual needs and preferences of employees. Each person has basically the same needs but these needs change over time as people mature and are subject to the person's financial and social situation in their life. The three basic categories of Acquired Needs Theory are that people fall into three needs categories including achievers, affiliation, and power seekers. Under this paradigm, people, and more importantly for the purposes of the FBI workplace, have certain individual characteristics and traits that must be accounted for to obtain the most optimal performance.

Achievers are employees who desire to excel by using time management and pragmatism that negates against taking risks. Once an achiever has completed their project on time, ...

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