Maslow Hierarchy


When under pressure, we all tend to retreat to that which is familiar. That’s not just in project management. It’s true everywhere. I’ve been studying a bit of Abraham Maslow thanks to some other ideas I’ve been working on associated to Maslow’s “Hierarchy of Needs”. In 1966, he was quoted in the Psychology of Science as saying “I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as…