Notes 9.10 - • Only fits our cultures(collectivists...

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9/10 - One of the first OB topics researched - Motivation causes people to do their job - Context theories o Based on the individual o Classifies people based on motivation o Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Physiological needs- food and shelter Safety- work in an environment without hazard Social- meaningful and satisfying relationships at work Esteem- need to feel like you are accomplishing something and be recognized for it Actualization- need to be the best you can be Problems Don’t neglect lower levels even once satisfied
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Unformatted text preview: • Only fits our cultures (collectivists cultures behave differently) o ERG Theory 3 needs- existence, relatedness, growth Took Maslow’s ideas and simplified it o Acquired Needs Theory Thematic Apperception Test describe what is happening in a vague picture Determined three basic needs • Need for achievement • Need for affiliation • Need for power Depending on where you place yourself on the scale affects how you work and what type of work you do...
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