Needs and Leadership: The Costs of Using and Abusing Power
This January, I find myself reflecting on new beginnings, for fairly obvious reasons. And as I do so, it strikes me that some of the basic assumptions about effective leadership are quite often left unspoken.
With the 1943 development of Abraham Maslow's theory of the hierarchy of needs (which, perhaps not coincidentally, dovetailed with the worst of the Second World War), we gained insight into what motivates most people at the most basic levels . . .