ERG Theory

Alderfer'sĀ ERG theory is a different representation of the idea shown in Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. It shows human needs in three buckets...

  • Existence: Physiological needs - food, water, safety, etc.
  • Relatedness: Neeed to belong - friendships, relationships, sex, etc.
  • Growth: Need for personal development, mastery. Esteem and Self actualization needs