Who built maslow’s pyramid? A history of the creation of management studies’ most famous symbol and its implications for management education

@article{Bridgman2019WhoBM,
  title={Who built maslow’s pyramid? A history of the creation of management studies’ most famous symbol and its implications for management education},
  author={Todd Bridgman and Stephen Cummings and James Ballard},
  journal={Academy of Management Learning \& Education},
  year={2019}
}
© Academy of Management Learning & Education. Abraham Maslow’s theory of motivation, the idea that human needs exist in a hierarchy that people strive to satisfy progressively, is regarded as a fundamental approach to understanding and motivating people at work. It is one of the first and most remembered models encountered by students of management. Despite gaining little support in empirical studies and being criticized for promoting an elitist, individualistic view of management, Maslow’s… 

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