How nonprofits can attract and retain high-quality employees

ASU Lodestar Center

Monetary motivations correspond with the most basic level of human needs according to Maslow’s Hierarchy. This motivation parallels the idea of belonginess and inter-personal self-esteem in Maslow’s Hierarchy. Illustration by Jocelyn Ruiz.

How Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

SocialFish

Looking at Communities through the lens of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, you can make a case that online communities support many of the needs that Abraham Maslow describes in his model, especially 1.) ————. Purpose.

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The Social Business Hierarchy of Needs

SocialFish

there is a social business hierarchy of needs that relates to Maslow’s hierarchy. Watch this 20 minute video of Jeremiah Owyang discussing the state of social business in a short presentation at LeWeb, based on the latest Altimeter report.

How Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

SocialFish

Looking at Communities through the lens of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, you can make a case that online communities support many of the needs that Abraham Maslow describes in his model, especially 1.)

Tips for Activating a Culture of Wellbeing in the Nonprofit Workplace

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The framework is based on Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, mapped to an organization’s hierarchy of needs: • Level 1: Functioning Factor – Do people have what they need to do their job?

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What’s Your Calling?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

He is the author of of ‘PEAK: How Great Companies Get Their Mojo from Maslow’ , and founder and CEO of Joie de Vivre Hospitality. He spoke about leadership from the heart. He applies Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs to his career in business and his leadership style.

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What's Your Leisure Identity? Does it Bring You Into Museums?

Museum 2.0

He cites many studies showing that as people move up Maslow's hierarchy of needs, we have transitioned from focusing on work (a means of survival) to leisure (a means of personal fulfillment). I spent last week on vacation in the High Sierras rock climbing.

Build a Nonprofit’s Technology Assets from the Ground Up, Part 1 of 2

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Hat tip to Sonny Cloward for suggesting that nonprofits should have a Maslow’s hierarchy of needs when it came to implementing nonprofit technology. It was in response to Tweets I made last month stating that social media has been oversold to nonprofits and that they really needed to concentrate on their Web site first. I’m going to circle back to my thinking on social media in the second part of this article.

The Struggles and Strategies of Online Organizing: An Interview with Leda Dederich

Have Fun - Do Good

Emerging technologies are great, I am all for emerging technologies; but I believe very, very strongly that it is like Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs: if people can't eat, then they can't go out to the fair. A couple weeks ago, I did an interview for the NetSquared Podcast with Leda Dederich, the creator of the dotOrganize project, and co-author of the report "Online Technology For Social Change: From Struggle to Strategy." Below is a transcript of the interview.