Abraham H. Maslow
Bryant & Stratton College
BUSS 340 Operations Management
Mrs. Gloria Foote
December 3rd 2013
Abrahman H. Maslow
Abraham Harold Maslow was a famous psychologist who was born on April 1, 1908, in Brooklyn, New York. He was the first of seven children born to Jewish immigrants from Russia. As a child, he was driven by his parents to achieve academic success ( Abraham Maslow. 2002) Eventually, Maslow went on to study law at City College of New York in order to satisfy his parent’s wishes. He later transferred to Cornell University, only to transfer back to City College of New York. Maslow went on to marry his first-cousin Bertha Goodman (Abraham Harold Maslow. (2013). Soon after their marriage, the couple moved to Wisconsin. There, Marlow discovered his interest for psychology. He went on to study at the University of Wisconsin where he acquired a bachelor, masters and doctorate in psychology. It was also at the University of Wisconsin where Marlow met his mentor, Harry Harlow. He died in California on June 8, 1970 due to a heart attack.
Abraham H. Maslow was a intellectual pioneer of his time. He consistently came up with new ideas and wrote about them. Abraham Maslow is recognized psychologist for his theory on Humanistic perspective. Maslow wanted to understand what motivates people he believed that each individual possess a set of motivation system (Boeree, C. G. (1998).At a time when most psychologists focused aspects of human nature that were considered abnormal, Abraham Maslow shifted to focus to look at the positive sides of mental health. His interest in human potential, seeking peak experiences and improving mental health by seeking personal growth had a lasting influence on psychology
Maslow presented his theory in the form of a triangle with the basic needs being the foundation and the higher needs forming the top tier. If the needs of the foundation are not met, the higher levels may not...