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Motivation Evaluation

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Motivation Evaluation
Renee’ Martin
PSY 230
January 12, 2009
Axia College of the University of Phoenix

Introduction
For the assignment I chose President John F. Kennedy and his assassination and the choices and risks that he personally made that led to his assassination. I will explore the three common forms of motivation including psychoanalytical, humanistic, and diversity and how each role played a part in the President’s tragic and untimely death. President John F. Kennedy’s psychoanalytical motivation may have been one of if not the most crucial deciding factors in his fate. President John F. Kennedy was the people’s president and the high praise and regards by the American people coupled with his high approval rate allowed the president to build a false sense of security. Due to the false sense of security the president had developed and the feelings of danger he suppressed led to the decision to ride in an open automobile without any form of protection, a very risky and dangerous decision to say the least. President John F. Kennedy’s psychoanalytical motivation and the false sense of security that was established could be considered on of the defining factors of his tragic death. President John F. Kennedy was born and raised by a family who believed whole heartedly in service to country. He was not the first and definitely not the last to serve some form. The Kennedy family is one of the most well-known political families of our time. President John F. Kennedy’s humanistic motivation was realized at a very young age due to the way he was raised and the values instilled in him as a child and young adult. Self-actualizing himself led to him fulfilling his destiny to serve his country like his family members before him starting with his time and service and ultimately ending in he presidency. His humanistic motivations can also be attributed to his death, if he had not fulfilled his humanistic views he would have not become president,...