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Is Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Still Valid Today?
IMRAN PASHA, Manager, Pakistan, Member

Yes, Maslow's need hierarchy is still valid today and even handy and practicable. Most humans have the same basic concept of needs. One can amend or improve it with knowledge or exposure to experiences. But still we pass through the same hierarchy. A person starts to think of the second level of needs only once the first one is fulfilled. For example, if a person is hungry, he needs food, and if you give that hungry man an appraisal or a certificate, will he be happy? Probably not... As a manager it's especially important you consider what suits each particular employee at some point in time. That is what matters. (...) Read more? Sign up for free
 

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Is Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Still Valid?
Phillips, Entrepreneur, United States, Member

I agree with Pasha. People still have the same basic needs. In business we can see this to be true in our customer service. Customers want to be treated well. They do not want to feel like a number but rather that they are valued. As business owner we can derive greater results from our employees by appealing to their needs. Happy employees have more loyalty and produce better results.
 

 
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Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs is Still Valid Today
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