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A Critical Review of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

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This chapter offers a review of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs theory and its criticisms. Essentially, it discusses and critiques some of the claims and propositions that the theory has made, e.g. deprivation/domination, gratification/activation and self-actualisation.

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Fallatah, R.H.M., Syed, J. (2018). A Critical Review of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. In: Employee Motivation in Saudi Arabia. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-67741-5_2

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