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Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

All employees of an organization need to be motivated. In 500 or more words, describe and explaining Maslow's hierarchy of needs. Additionally, explain how organization would apply Maslow's hierarchy of needs to programs and practices that the organization might follow to satisfy those needs.

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Maslow Theory
All employees of an organization need to be motivated. In 500 or more words, describe and explain Maslow's hierarchy of needs. Additionally, explain how organization would apply Maslow's hierarchy of needs to programs and practices that the organization might follow to satisfy those needs.

Abraham Maslow, an American psychologist, has been known for his conceptualization of "hierarchy of human needs" and this has made him become the father of humanistic psychology. His theory of personality is very practical that it has influenced a number of different fields. Maslow has changed the way that modern physiologists have understood the world around them with his creative mind that critically looks at the situations that surrounded him. He created a hierarchical model for his theory and the lower the needs in the hierarchy, the more fundamental and important they are and the more that a person abandons the higher needs in order that the lower needs will be satisfied. The five levels in the hierarchy are the following:
1. Physiological needs are the basic fundamental needs of man and have to do with the maintenance of the human body. Organizations apply this concept by giving their employees lunch and rest breaks and sufficient ...

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The solution describes and explains Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs and how this applies to the programs and practices that the organization might follow to satisfy the needs. References included.

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