Discuss the following motivation theories and why they would be most effective to motivate the employee group and explain why:
1. Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs - Administrative staff
2. Expectancy Theory (Vroom) - Salespeople
Each theory about 350 words.
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As requested, here is the short version of the description of the following theories. The word version is better as it highlights the equation separately.
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Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
The best way to understand Maslow's theory is to look at it as a pyramid (see attached image) where human needs are rank from the Physiological to that of self-actualization. Abraham Maslow, a psychologist first published his paper, 'A theory of Human Motivation' in 1943. Basically, human needs are ordered according to importance. As pictured in the needs Pyramid, the basics - breathing, food, water, sleep, homeostasis, sex & excretion comes first because it allows for the continuation of life in a human being. The next levels - Safety (employment, resources, morality, health, property), Love & Belonging ...
The solution is a concise yet comprehensive APA format essay that presents an analysis of Maslow's hierarchy of needs and Vroom's expectancy theory as it relates to human motivation.