Explain The Five Levels Of Maslow's Hierarchy Of Needs

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Five Levels of the Hierarchy of Needs There are five different levels in Maslow’s hierarchy of needs: 1. Physiological Needs Physiological needs form the foundation of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. These are the type of needs which form the basis for survival, such as the need for water, air, food, and sleep. Maslow believed that these needs are the most basic and unconditioned needs in the hierarchy because until these physiological needs are met, all other needs become secondary. Most of these lower, basic needs are very apparent and unconditional. We need food and water for survival. Breathing and maintaining a stable body temperature is also needed. Maslow also said that not only eating, drinking, adequate shelter and clothing is required but sexual reproduction is also a basic physiological need. Physiological needs are those required to sustain life, such as: Air Water Food Sleep 2. Safety Needs These are the needs which are required for safety and security. Security needs, being an essential need for survival, don’t attain as much demand as the physiological needs. Security needs are the needs like a desire for steady employment, health care, safe neighbourhoods, and shelter from the environment. The safety needs are a bit…show more content…
Intuitive nature is the awareness of emotions. It is this strength that supports practitioners in using the theory. Each person has an individual motivational framework which they work and behave; this framework differs from person to person and even for a single individual from day to day. Practitioners of the theory, those who put it into practice when working within their organisations, understand this flexible, individualised theory as a dynamic solution to motivating members of an organisation. Another strength of Maslow's theory is the fact that it focuses on the individual's own constructs and experiences instead of focusing on the mentally

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