Theory of Needs by Maslow versus Vroom's Expectancy Theory

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Andreas
Unlike the Theory of Needs by Maslow, Vroom's Expectancy Theory (ET) does NOT a priori assumes there are certain needs present in a certain order or hierarchy. In ET, outcomes are (perceived as) valuable when they correspond with a personal goal. As a consequence, ET misses the general predictive capability of Maslow, but is stronger in explaining individual motivation. (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  Jay
 

ET is personal, individual

Indeed, the formula derived by ET is related to the personal goal. Suppose you have a never ending need to satisfy the theory rightly, this would convert you into a machine that works non-stop to achive that. Well this can be called motivation but at what cost are you able to sustain such high motivation is to be debated. ET is a fantastic tool for understanding individual motivation.

  Francis Mathew
 

Expectancy Theory vs Maslow's model

ET does not need to have that predictive capabilit (...)

 
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