How does Maslow's Theory of Human Needs Explain Conflict in Human Society?

847 Words Jul 15th, 2018 4 Pages
Maslow’s model of what the five basic needs are for humans to advance, as described by Urwiler, R.N. (2008) are physiological needs, safety needs, social needs, self-esteem needs and self-actualization needs. Once an individual is missing any of the basic physiological needs to survive such as “oxygen, food, water and warmth”, then the behavior changes. “If one or more of these basic needs is lost, the priorities of a person immediately shift to satisfying the missing need” (p.83). Maslow, A. H. (1948) also found that meeting these needs could also address other conflicts in society. Humans need food, water, clothing and shelter to survive.
To explain Abraham Maslow’s Theory, one can imagine a pyramid chart as also figured by Berl, R.L.,
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If we resolved the employment issue, we can ensure that the basic needs of food, water, clothing and shelter is available to everyone.
Nevertheless, since the onset of EEO (equal employment opportunity) in the workplace, there needs to be a work place model that also provides training to the Managers on how to better motivate employees. People need to feel secure in the work place and that the jobs would be offering training in positions to build self-esteem. In following with the basic five needs, the highest level needs to be achieved and that is done through positive reassurance that the employee is able to reach their full potential, also known as self-actualization. If we remove race and gender, perhaps there will feeling of being able to climb the ladder of success. People may be more confident in apply for a position and companies should look to promote within where the workers have demonstrated the capability to perform the position.
Although most job descriptions require a minimum high school education, the only way to advance would be to understand the position advancement requirements. In order for one to advance to a Supervisory or Managerial position, they will need to obtain a Bachelor’s degree. Bryant and Stratton College provided the online courses that was flexibility for my need. Working in the Shelter program, emergencies that occur does not allow for a nine-to-five job. No two days of work in a week are the same. Attending Bryant and
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