What is Maslow's Theory?      

CLIMB.GIF (5786 bytes) Explain Maslow's hierarchy of needs?[1]      

Be sure and indicate how he postulated that the unsatisfied needs served as motivators. What happened after the need was satisfied?

1. Cite the source of your information and be sure and use quotation marks if you are quoting material.

2.Be sure and label each need in the pyramid and indicate how the lack of a need becomes a motivator according to his theory. 

How do you think this might help you explain your career search? Give an example of your personal experience how you think Maslow's theory explains your career search? 

 What did you learn most from this theory of explaining human behavior?

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    1. Jack L. Rettig, Careers, 2nd ed., Belmont, California: Fearon/Janus/Quercus, 1986, pp.19-31

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