Essay On Maslow's Hierarchy Of Needs

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The theoretical framework of this study is supported with these following theories; Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and McClelland Theory of Needs. Abraham Maslow, a psychologist, identified the seven categories of needs in his theory titled Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, unlike the usual stated basic needs which is food, water, shelter and clothes. In his theory, he showed a hierarchy of needs in the shape of pyramid, which started in the lowest to highest. A hierarchy is an arrangement of people’s concept from lowest to highest. Maslow stated that people should meet the lowest level before they can successfully move onto the next level of the said hierarchy. The four lowest levels are called deficiency needs. The lowest level and foundation of the hierarchy is the psychological needs…show more content…
Maslow represented this level as the moment when people seek for knowledge and evaluate things. As for teachers, they maximize their knowledge and absorbing more information from their seminars and trainings, not only academically but to handle his class and reality evaluation of the students. The aesthetic need is how people executed their full potential, talents and capacities. This level of self-actualization is gearing up person’s desire to become everything or what he is capable of becoming and it rarely meet completely. Maslow (1968) estimated that 1% of adults achieved the total self-actualization. Like for teachers, they’re taking up masteral and doctoral degree to increase the level of their knowledge and position. The McClelland Theory of Needs is composed of three needs that each individual are motivated by the following; the Need of Achievement (NAch), The Need of Power (NPower) and lastly, The Need of Affiliation (NAff). Unlike Maslow’s Theory, McClelland Theory did not differentiate the needs between in certain transitions but indicated that some people have higher levels of needs from the
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