Dimensions of Need Student’s Name Institutional Affiliation Dimensions of Need Introduction The theory regarding the dimensions of need is important when it comes to almost every aspect of management. In any organization a manager needs to know what need consists. Having that knowledge empowers the manager with a keener understanding of their employees leading him or her to make good decisions about the workers. For instance understanding what motivates an employee provides a manager with a means of effectively motivating the worker and inspiring employee loyalty. There are five types of needs which according to Abraham Maslow should be fulfilled in a sequential order. Maslow's hierarchy of needs details these needs as physiological safety and shelter needs social needs self-esteem needs and self-actualization. On the other hand the dimensions of need are not hierarchical or sequential but merely a means of conceptualizing need for policy making in contemporary organizations. as a manager it will contribute to my decision-making processes. Such knowledge has aided in understanding the society and its functionality better. Conclusion The theory of the dimensions of need has been instrumental in expanding my knowledge about needs and wants. From a personal point of view knowing about this has improved my perspective on how to prioritize my needs. This theory has provided me with a framework through which I can attach weight to my needs. Hence it is possible to ascertain which need should be given higher priority than the others. Having this knowledge has also enhanced my perceptions regarding the society. Rather than look at it from normal eyes this theory has provided humanist lenses. Knowing about the various dimensions of need it is possible for someone to finding the most gratifying of solutions. Reference Stone D. (2011). Policy Paradox. Norton W. W. & Company Inc. [...]
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