“Each of us has our own sets of needs that motivate our communication and our responses to messages. While not everyone’s priorities are identical, our needs resemble one another’s.’’
Maslow wanted to understand what inspires people. Maslow believed that people carry a set of motivation systems that are unrelated to rewards or to the unconscious desires.
Maslows hierarchy of needs includes five motivational needs, that are often interpreted as the hierarchical levels that are within a pyramid.
The five stage model can be divided into basic needs and growth needs. Basic needs include physiological, safety, love and esteem. And growth needs include self-actualization.
The basic needs motivate people when they are not yet met. One must satisfy the lower needs in order to be able to satisfy the higher level needs. Once all these needs are satisfied, then may the individual be able to reach the highest level which is self- actualization. Example: if you are missing essentials like food or water, you do not concern yourself with needs like making friends, which is two leve…