Case Study: Maslow's Hierarchy Of Needs

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Section A Question 1: Case Study A1/ (i) Perception Perception generally means identifying or capturing by either the senses or the mind. It is the identification and understanding of sensory information in order to represent and comprehend the environment. It involves determining which information to notice, how to categorize it and how to interpret it. In simpler terms, perception is the way you think about or understand something. (Perception) A1/ (ii) Jake treated his employees as family and always asked for suggestions and listened to the ideas that other people had to offer and listened to the complaints that came his way. He also had a soft ball field built, so that the employees could enjoy. As a result of this, the company (Bowers…show more content…
An employee is one of the main parts of an organization. To decrease absenteeism, careless works and employee turnover, employee satisfaction is very vital. Referring to the case study, Helen could apply “Herzberg’s two factor theory” or “Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs” to satisfy her employees and to get the best output out of them. Firstly, she could make the company policies reasonable and clear to her employees and not make them too harsh. Appoint a good supervisor and always give feedback. Secondly, pay a fair wage to the employees. They should be paid for the work they do. Strengthening the relationship between the employees is an important factor. This develops a team and thus, better works. Thirdly, she could make the working environment fun and easy going. Also try to keep all the equipment up-to-date. It is important to always deal with the hygiene factors. Moreover, making the employees believe that the work they are doing are important, is a way of making them more aware of their job and motivates them to do better. Giving power and responsibility to employees for the work they are doing, always results in efficiency. Also, it is important to give the right job to the right employee. They should have the talent to do the work they are assigned with. This means, the end should be achievable. One of the most important things to do, to motivate the employees is to give them a better title:…show more content…
- Lots of importance placed on career development.  Personality of Work environment and types of employees it hires o Work Environment. In accordance to people who have worked in Microsoft Corporation: Microsoft provides their employees with a cherishing environment in which they can be productive and come up with the best that they could. They give their employees freedom over their work and the working environment. Employees are never pushed to do something in a certain way. The goals and objectives are rather set supportively with the manager and the employees comforts and capabilities are always taken in to account. All the employees including the managers are trustworthy and responsible. Not only the managers, but even the leaders are generous and outgoing. As a whole, it’s a free and easy environment to work in. (Brundage) o Employees they hire. They mostly hire “tech lovers” which would mean that the employees would already know what they are up against. Also when hiring, they look for people who in their terms have “done the homework” meaning knowing about the organization.  Team formation and Organizational
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