Nain's Porous Hierarchy of Needs: An Alternative to Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

Indian Journal of Positive Psychology, 2013, Vol.4, Issue 3, p.464-467.

7 Pages Posted: 16 Jun 2013 Last revised: 28 Oct 2013

Date Written: June 14, 2013

Abstract

This article gives reasons as to why Maslow's Theory/Hierarchy of Needs is inaccurate. It also gives reasons why the same is inaccurate in an organizational perspective. The author also gives an alternative model of needs, namely the Nain Model, which is particularly applicable in an Organizational perspective. This article has been written for those interested in Psychology and /or Organizational Behaviour.

Keywords: Maslow, Theory, Needs, Hierarchy, Motivation, Organizational Behaviour, Psychology

JEL Classification: D23, D24, D29

Suggested Citation

Nain, Bhavya, Nain's Porous Hierarchy of Needs: An Alternative to Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs (June 14, 2013). Indian Journal of Positive Psychology, 2013, Vol.4, Issue 3, p.464-467. . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2279375 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2279375

Bhavya Nain (Contact Author)

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