Is Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Still Valid Today?


 
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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....Sign up
 

 
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.
 

 
Doubts about Validity of Hierarchy of Needs
Jaap van Barneveld, Management Consultant, Netherlands, Member
I am always a little bit in doubt when managers speak about Maslow and when they agree. Do you really mean that it is important to consider the suits ...Sign up
 

 
Maslow, Assagioli, Lacan, Whomever . .
Matt Beeks, Consultant, Member
I believe Maslow's pyramid (in its various iterations) is still valid in many ways. But I have always found such hierarchies most useful when compared...Sign up
 

 
Current Validity of Maslow Hierarchy
Amina Bajaber, Student (University), Kenya, Member
It could be still valid, but it remains hard to determine which level you or someone else is in.
Apart from the basic needs like food, it is har...Sign up
 

 
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs is Still Valid Today
Prabhakar Srivastava, Manager, India, Member
Yes, Maslow's Needs Hierarchy Theory is valued even today.
But it's not necessary that each person reaches self actualisation towards the end of ...Sign up
 

 
Maslow's Needs are Still Relevant
Phillips, Entrepreneur, United States, Member
Maslow captured the human drive for success very well with this pyramid of needs. Because of advances in media, information is exchanged and transferr...Sign up
 

 
 


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