The Social Business Hierarchy of Needs


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


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.)

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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.

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 4

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. UPDATE: This is now a four-part series instead of two. The next installment will appear on 2/18/2009. 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.