Essays Tagged: "human motivation"

Classical liberalism in the States

a classical liberalist.Psychological creed of classical liberalism is based on four assumptions of human nature. People were believed to be egoistic, coldly calculating, essential inert, and atomisti ... y of pleasure being equal, to a pushpin is as good as poetry,' The theory he is trying to say about human motivation is that the we are lazy and selfishA big part of classical liberalism is that we ar ...

(4 pages) 99 0 2.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

Bentham - philosoper

Human NatureFor Bentham, morals and legislation can be described scientifically, but such a descript ... rals and legislation can be described scientifically, but such a description requires an account of human nature. Just as nature is explained through reference to the laws of physics, so human behavio ... e theory of psychological hedonism.There is, Bentham admits, no direct proof of such an analysis of human motivation--though he holds that it is clear that, in acting, all people implicitly refer to i ...

(12 pages) 124 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Defining Humaness

Defining HumannessThroughout hundreds of years mankind has come across many ideas and thoughts about the ques ... estion is still not completely answered, many have become renown because of their interpretation of humanness. Such people include Carl Jung who worked closely with Sigmund Freud and his analysis. Ano ... r his theory on "individual psychology".Carl Jung was a Swiss psychiatrist and began his studies of human motivation in the early 1900s. He created the school of psychoanalysis known as analytical psy ...

(3 pages) 104 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Abraham Maslow - Hierarchy of Needs

Abraham Maslow is a well-known psychologist for his theory on human motivation, specifically the Hierarchy of needs theory, and for his work with monkeys. Maslow' ... ll of these findings of Maslow have created a basic understanding of what things are necessities to humans and which are not. For example, in the 1960's, this was most important to those who were look ... the idea/theory that they did.It is said that Maslow's hierarchy of needs follows the life cycle of humans. The first stage, psychological needs is a newborn baby's needs, safety comes as the baby beg ...

(5 pages) 669 1 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Psychological theories of criminal behaviour

nditioned behaviour, the development of parental attachment, or the psychoanalytic structure of the human personality, these approaches see the wellsprings of human motivation, desire, and behavioural ... mbroso advanced the notion of atavism, which stated criminals represented a savage, earlier form of humankind. Lombroso compiled a list of physical features that were associated with criminals, which ...

(8 pages) 445 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Nietzsche and Fascism and Hobbes and Liberalism

e University of Leipzig. Nietzsche's theories were abstract but they touched on religion, politics, human motivation, morals and the idea of an ideal man. He maintained that the Universe is always cha ... ause of its notoriety. Nazism, the more it considers and observes the future and the development of humanity believes neither in the possibility nor the usefulness of perpetual peace. It thus goes aga ...

(9 pages) 105 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Why and under what conditions are people more likely to buy brand names rather than their generic counterparts?

ter understand the phenomena of branding, I have explored Abraham Maslow's (1954) popular theory of human motivation. Maslow's hierarchy of human needs include deficiency and growth needs. Within the ... ow we want and how we do feel. The more the contrast, the stronger the motivation. Brands relate to humanness and uniqueness by helping us solve problems. Brands placate our negative feelings stemming ...

(10 pages) 382 0 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Fear in the Psyche

this class with no previous cogitation about the fragile subject of psychology. Little did I know, human thought turned out to be very thought-provoking. This class has put a big lens over my views o ... er my views of human behavior. I once believed that I could easily pinpoint the motivation of every human action and reaction, but now I realize that human motivation comes from places beyond the cons ...

(5 pages) 36 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Human Motivation

action over time (Motivation In Organizations 3). Throughout the years many theorists have studied human motivation, and have learned a wide range of methods to aid managers with what makes employees ... hieve higher knowledge, wealth, prosperity, and happiness in their work.Abraham Maslow investigated human behavior and developed the hierarchy of needs theory. Maslow's theory states that there are fi ...

(5 pages) 183 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Maslow And Kohlberg

erg's Stages of Moral Development are based on Abraham Maslow's hierarchy of needs in his Theory of Human Motivation. As a child grows up, her motivations change from physical (most basic) needs to co ... Universal Ethical Principles, as well as the equality of all people, and the value of life for all humans, regardless of law, punishment, reward, or need. Ghandi and Christ are considered to have bee ...

(1 pages) 37 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Common Management Theories: Abraham Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs theory and Douglas McGregor's Theory X and Theory Y

ee, 2004/1998). Upon graduation, he returned to New York, where he became interested in research on human sexuality (Boeree, 2004/1998). Maslow served as the chair of Psychology department for ten yea ... ctualization and begins theoretical work (Boeree, 2004/1998).The theory Maslow is best known for is human motivation, based on the principle that man is a wanting animal (Robbins, 2001). "A more descr ...

(5 pages) 157 0 4.3 Nov/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

the role of reward in human motivation

The Role of extrinsic reward in human motivation Contents 1. Definition 2 2. The relationship between extrinsic rewards and motivati ... fferent pay systems and their potential consequences 5-6 5. Conclusion 6 References 7 1. Definition Human behavior can be motivated by many different rewards, including pay, praise, promotion, allevia ... onclusion Common sense and various theoretical formulations gave assumed that extrinsic rewards and human motivation are in a direct function.De-Charms (1968) and others questioned this assumption and ...

(5 pages) 161 0 2.4 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Choice Theory

008). William Glasser is distinguished for having developed a cause and effect theory that explains human behavior. This essay will explain how the five basic needs, seven caring habits and seven dead ... y one or more of the five basic needs built into their genetic structure that are the source of all human motivation, people sometimes choose to behave in ways that are currently labeled mental illnes ...

(4 pages) 45 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Motivation Concept Paper

eories that attempted to define a sense of understanding into the complicated environment involving human motivation are regularly insufficient when engaging into the fine points of human behavior. Ho ... es.The workplace setting the last 20 years confirmed to be a leading area of importance to studying human motivation. Over the past 20 years, technology advancements have resulted in an increase of bo ...

(4 pages) 100 0 3.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Human development

Human development is the process of maturing from childhood to adulthood. It is an interdisciplinary ... of maturing from childhood to adulthood. It is an interdisciplinary field devoted to understanding human constancy and change throughout the lifespan (Berk, 2006). Understanding human development is ... . Many theorists, including Sigmund Freud, Albert Bandura and Erik Erikson, have contributed to the human development process, in order to show its importance and significance in our lives as human be ...

(8 pages) 149 0 3.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Motivating Employees with Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, X/Y Theory and Expectancy and Contingency Theory

ms Management (1960's) is a strategy that integrated two earlier systems, scientific management and human relations management helped bring the two strategies together to achieve both social goals of ... sembly line, such as Henry Ford's company. The dictatorial control of labor brought the need for B. human relations management encompassing1. Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs evolved from the2. Hawthorne s ...

(4 pages) 74 1 4.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors