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Maslow's and Herzberg's Theories

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Analyze the application of Maslow's and Herzberg's theories to an African or Caribbean nation where more than a quarter of the population is unemployed.

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Analyze the application of Maslow's and Herzberg's theories to an African or Caribbean nation where more than a quarter of the population is unemployed.

According to Merriam-Webster online dictionary to motivate is to "impel or excite", oneself or other. If it means to impel or excite someone (the employee) then, the first requirement is that this process needs be continuous or on regular bases or any intervening interval will kill the excitement. Motivation composes of three acts; they are:
"Internal state or condition, which encourage the activation of behavior and gives it direction
Desire or want, which encourages directs goal-oriented behavior
Influence of needs and desires on the intensity and direction of behavior" (Huitt, 2001).

Overview of Maslow's theory
His theory propounds that there is a hierarchy of needs. Humans meet their basic needs first and then they seek to satisfy successively higher needs that occupy a set hierarchy. (2003 Maslows hierarchy) The five needs are "physiological, safety, social, esteem and self-actualization" (Robbins, 2003) ...

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