Maslow’s Pyramid of Needs, sometimes Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs or just Maslow’s Pyramid or Maslow’s theory, is a hierarchy of human needs, which is used, inter alia, in the motivation of people in the organization. Pyramid of needs was compiled by the American psychologist Abraham Maslow in 1943.
Maslow’s Pyramid of Needs in practice: Maslow’s theory of needs is used to compile and understand the motivating factors of workers in the organization. According to it, human needs form hierarchical structure - a pyramid that has a foundation built on the needs of D (D-Deficiency Needs) and wants to reach the needs of B (B-Being Values) with the fact that each person naturally first removes gaps in the D in order to achieve its potential in B-needs. In other words, such a hungry man will certainly not achieve big business results.
- Physiological needs (breathing, thirst, hunger, excretion, etc.)
- Need for safety, security
- Need for love, acceptance, belonging
- Need for recognition, respect
- Need for self-actualization
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