MGMT 3000 Ch 5 Assignment - Dustin Owens MGMT 3000 Ch 5...

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Dustin Owens MGMT 3000 Ch 5 Assignment REVIEW QUESTIONS: ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS 1. How can knowledge of motivation theories help managers? Motivation is the process of arousing and sustaining goal directed behavior. Motivation theories attempt to explain and protect observable behavior. Motivation theories may be broadly classified into internal, process, and external theories. 2. What are the five categories of motivational needs described by Maslow? Give an example of how each can be satisfied. Self Actualization needs- This forms the basis of the perceived need for self- actualization. This level of need pertains to what a person's full potential is and realizing that potential. Maslow describes this desire as the desire to become more and more what one is, to become everything that one is capable of becoming. Esteem needs-All humans have a need to be respected and to have self-esteem and self- respect. Also known as the belonging need , esteem presents the normal human desire to be accepted and valued by others. People need to engage themselves to gain recognition and have an activity or activities that give the person a sense of contribution, to feel accepted and self-valued, be it in a profession or hobby. Love (Social) needs- Friendship, Intimacy, Family Safety and security needs- With their physical needs relatively satisfied, the individual's safety needs take precedence and dominate behavior. These needs have to do with
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2011 for the course MGMT 3000 taught by Professor Bag during the Spring '11 term at East Tennessee State University.

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MGMT 3000 Ch 5 Assignment - Dustin Owens MGMT 3000 Ch 5...

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