Difference between Maslow Need Hierarchy Theory and Alderfer’s ERG Theory

Difference between Maslow Need Hierarchy Theory and Alderfer’s ERG Theory

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Difference between Maslow Need Hierarchy Theory and Alderfer’s ERG Theory ERG Theory also shows that if the fulfillment of a higher-level need is subdued, there is an increase in desire for satisfying a lower-level need. According to Maslow, an individual remains at a particular need level until that need is satisfied. While according to ERG theory, if a higher- level need aggravates, an individual may revert to increase
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Unformatted text preview: the satisfaction of a lower- level need. • This is called frustration- regression aspect of ERG theory. For instance- when growth need aggravates, then an individual might be motivated to accomplish the relatedness need and if there are issues in accomplishing relatedness needs, then he might be motivated by the existence needs. Thus, frustration/aggravation can result in regression to a lower-level need....
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