Peak Experience

Conley, Chip
November 2007
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Nov2007, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p6
The article focuses on peak experience, or moments of self-actualization where one feels that everything is perfectly in place. The author cites a study by Abraham Maslow, a behavioral psychologist. Maslow concluded that as we satisfy our physiological needs, we move towards higher needs for physical safety, affiliation, social connection, and esteem. The author applies this conclusion to organizational relationships. A discussion on the relationships which the author calls pyramids is provided.


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