Motivation: Maslow's Hierarchy Of Needs

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Motivation? The common want or will of someone to do or say something. “I love coming to work because I earn one free meal everyday at my job, no matter what!” As you can see here, what motivates the worker to approach work on daily basis is that he or she gets a free meal daily, no doubts. Sayings and agreements within and outside the job is what encourages, desires and energizes people to be constantly focused and dedicated to a job, position or theme, or to even go through tiring and struggling work to attain an objective. Motivation occurs due to the collaboration of both aware and unaware sectors such as the need for wish or want, or even the reward value that will be given due to the accomplishment of the employees’ goal, and prospects…show more content…
Maslow 's hierarchy of needs is frequently represented in the shape of a pyramid with the largest, yet most important levels of desires at the bottom of the pyramid, although once you make your way to the top of the pyramid, it highlights the needs for accomplishing your potential and becoming all that you can be. What does it tell us about Motivation? One of the main concepts linking to motivation is Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. Any human, no matter your condition, have needs. A need is something essential in a person’s life. Something we want, for a good and reasonable reason. This creates the ambition and determination, which motivates us to fulfill that essential. Fulfilling this need, or receiving the thing we want is the main objective, the goal. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is a theory in psychology proposed by the American psychologist Abraham Maslow in his 1943 paper “A Theory of Human Motivation”. This is a theory shows that every human needs and wants something, and there will always be something to drive them to achieving…show more content…
In my opinion, when talking about the Maslow Theory, it is not such a fantastic theory to use when it comes to motivation in a business. There are several problems with the Maslow model when real-life working practice is considered, for example, Individual behavior seems to respond to several needs - not just one. The same need (e.g. the need to talk to one and another, and have a good and healthy social life at work) may result in quite different behavior in different employees at the business. Although, looking at in another way it is easier to actually apply Herzberg’s Theory attached with Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. This helps to strengthen Herzberg’s Theory as it shortens its purpose as a tactic to motivate employees. By identifying the needs in Maslow’s hierarchy, the hygiene and motivation factors can be taken, used and soon afterward can be rewarded. Herzberg recognises that true motivation comes from within a person and not from the nature, or outer and other

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