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    Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs: Team and Leadership

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    Your supervisors have come to you and told you that they want to have a better understanding of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. Their reasoning is to have a better understanding of where the workers who report to them are coming from in this hierarchy. By doing so, they will be able to communicate better and provide opportunities that may advance them on in the hierarchy

    Can you help me Research and create a write up for your supervisors that includes the following:
    -What is Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs?
    -What motivates people in each level of Maslow's Hierarchy?
    -Provide an example of what could be done to move a person to a higher level of the hierarchy within your work group.
    -Are there other contemporary models out there like Maslow's? If so, explain what it is.

    -Include any references using APA format.

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maslow's_hierarchy_of_needs
    http://psychology.about.com/od/theoriesofpersonality/a/hierarchyneeds.htm
    http://www.simplypsychology.org/maslow.html

    The foundation of a good plan for understanding people, what motivates how to reward them is found in Maslow. One of the most important concepts to learn and remember is the Hierarchy of Needs and its components and applications. Abraham Maslow was an American professor of psychology. His work has been modified by others, but remains the standard.

    What is Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs?

    Maslow created his hierarchy in a pyramid format to build on the system of needs people have. The levels are at all levels of the human experience and builds from the basic to the self-actualization that makes people who they are in their values and beliefs. It starts with Physiology, moves through safety, love and belonging, into esteem and finally self-actualization. The basic physical needs must be met to continue successfully.

    The best example of how it works when one fails to meet the needs of the pyramid is the very wealthy child. They have the physical needs met and there are no issue of safety. However, they might be sent to ...

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    The solution discusses Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs and the concepts of team and leadership.

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