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Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Theory Combined with Subjective Well-being to Explore the Influencing Factors and Promotion Strategies
Research & Development
Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2020, Pages: 19-24
Received: Oct. 12, 2020; Accepted: Oct. 21, 2020; Published: Oct. 26, 2020
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Song Peng, History and Public Administration School, Yancheng Teachers University, Yancheng, China
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This paper summarizes the importance of the support theory "need" of subjective well-being, and introduces Maslow's hierarchy of needs theory related achievements, peak experience theory and plateau experience theory, Maslow's Two Experiential Theories and Subjective Well Being, and Needs and Subjective Well Being and obtains various properties that fit them when studying their characteristics and theoretical basis. Based on goal theory, expectation value theory, social comparison theory, personality environment interaction theory and adaptation response theory, Maslow's hierarchy of needs theory is introduced to divide the overall subjective well-being into visual segments for analysis and research. In this paper, the generation of peak experience and the continuous impact of plateau experience are related to subjective well-being. Although Maslow's view on "self-actualizing man" was developed after Maslow studied "self-actualizing man", it is inevitable to doubt that the object of the two experiences is only limited to the people who have reached the highest ideal state to meet all the basic needs, which has been explained in a round above. "Need" is an important factor influencing the establishment of the argument in this paper. The way to improve subjective well-being proposed will be around this point. On the premise of humanism, the two complement each other to prove the relationships between the well-being produced by the hierarchy of needs theory and subjective well-being, aiming to find out the influencing factors and the promotion strategies from the needs level.
Need, Peak Experience, Plateau Experience, Subjective Well-being
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Song Peng, Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Theory Combined with Subjective Well-being to Explore the Influencing Factors and Promotion Strategies, Research & Development. Vol. 1, No. 1, 2020, pp. 19-24. doi: 10.11648/j.rd.20200101.12
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