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Maslow's Hierarchy of needs

Can you please explain, compare and contrast some motivational theories? How do they apply to the workplace?

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Let's talk about theory -motivational theory...
Maslow's Hierarchy of needs is one motivational theory.
Maslow is a pyramid in which people get needs met in 5 levels, starting at the bottom-
Level 1...physiological (food, water, housing).
Level 2...Safety (stability, security and consistency in a chaotic world).
Level 3...Social (love, belongingness)
Level 4...Esteem (self esteem and attention and recognition of others)
Level 5...self-actualization (to become everything that one is ...

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Maslow's Hierarchy of needs is mentioned.