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Hierarchy of Needs: A Theory of Human Motivation [Kindle Edition]

Abraham H. Maslow
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When Abraham H. Maslow introduced the world to Humanistic Theory, a 'third force' in psychology was born (Behaviorism & Psychoanalytical theory being the first and second). As the name suggests, humanistic theory concerns itself with characteristics which are distinctly human.

Arguably the best known example of such a characteristic is Self-Actualization, an innate motivating force unique to the human species. It was in this landmark publication that Maslow provided the first published representation of Self-Actualization at the pinnicle of a hierarchy of human needs. According to Maslow Self-Actualization refers to the desire for self-fulfillment, in essence to become everything that one is capable of becoming.

This classic publication is essential reading for psychology students, educators and professionals.

Hierarchy of Needs: A Theory of Human Motivation (Kindle Edition) forms part of an initiative to make important, insightful and engaging psychology publications widely available.

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  • File Size: 254 KB
  • Print Length: 106 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: www.all-about-psychology.com (January 16, 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004JKMUKU
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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14 of 16 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars No need to buy this... December 2, 2012
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This Maslow paper (it's not a book) is readily available for free on many Internet sites. Just search for the title. Of course, if you really want to read it in Kindle form and/or like having all your literature managed by Amazon, buy this :-)
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A Must read for managers December 7, 2012
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Maslow's theory has been around for sometime now and offers interesting insights into how people are motivated at different stages or levels in life.

Highly recommended that everyone in a managerial role or operating as a business owner reads this.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
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This book enabled me to complete a series of required reading in the area of self development within my professional individual study credit. It was an excellent book for this training.
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1.0 out of 5 stars Just a paper, not a book May 12, 2012
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Disappointing. This is just a reprinted paper, not a book. Not worth purchasing. I wanted to find the familiar pyramid of needs for a reference in a paper and have just wasted the money for this Kindle item.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent read April 10, 2014
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Maslow is extremely interesting. Makes reading challenging but he finds a way to simplify everything. Recommend all of his books, as each one is very good.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Great read January 9, 2014
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This book help the reader to put things in a true perspective, a must read for those students of psychology.
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