Application Of Maslow's Hierarchy Of Needs Theory

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A.H. Maslow and Hierarchy of Needs Theory 1.0 Introduction 1st of April,1908, Abraham Harold Maslow was born in Brooklyn, New York. He was the eldest out of seven children in his family, who themselves were uneducated. They were Jewish immigrants from Russia. He first studied law at the City College of New York (CCNY). He married Bertha Goodman, who is his first cousin. Maslow and Bertha was gifted with two daughters. Maslow and her wife Bertha later moved to Wisconsin so that he could extend his studies and attend the University of Wisconsin. Here he starting to be interested in psychology. He received his BA (1930), MA (1931), and PhD (1934), all in psychology, from the University of Wisconsin. A year after graduation, he returned to New…show more content…
Beyond the details of air, water and, food, he laid out five broader levels: the physiological needs, the needs for safety and security, the needs for love and belonging, the needs for esteem, and the need to actualize the self, in that order. This theory is one of the best known and most effective theory for students and employees. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs is a psychology theory, which form five levels of human needs in a pyramid. Abraham Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs was invented in the year 1943 in paper “A Theory of Human Motivation” he proposed. However, several years later in 1954 Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs theory was fully expressed in his 1954 book called “Motivation and…show more content…
2) physiological needs, when one views hunger in such stark terms as Maslow does his arguments about hunger do not appear unreasonable. However, such an extreme view of hunger does not seem to be a realistic representation of the problem of hunger millions of poor families face in America every day. In 2005, 37 million Americans about one in eight lived below the poverty-level income (Crain & Kalleberg, 2007:p3) Safety & Security need can be addressed in several ways. One is to have weapons, guard dogs, and alarm. Second is to take Karate class to learn self-defense. Still another is living in a safe locality live in a safe neighborhood with good public schools, or live in a gated community. In many cities the urban centers have become far more dangerous than the remote suburban areas. Thus, fear of crime has been pushing a large number of middle-class parents to move into safe suburban areas with good public schools (Warren & Tyagi, 2003, chap.2). These needs include: a sense of belonging; love of family desire for nice friends, neighbors, and colleagues; and membership in clubs and associations. The need for a sense of belonging means that people seek the approval and affection of their peers. They want to get the feeling that they fit into the social group they think they are part of, and that they belong.‖ This includes such things as the kind of neighborhood you choose to live in, the kind of car you choose to drive, the designer logos

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