Abraham Maslow’s theory of human motivation, now over 80 years old, continues to have a strong influence on business and economic issues. Although the paper was written for psychologists, it has created a significant impact on management theory.
In contrast to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs towards self-actualization, one can apply an intelligence-focused view, where wisdom represents the highest level of human fulfilment
The mindset of Maslow’s hierarchy remains valid, provided the basic-level needs are expanded with internet connectivity. The challenge we face is to explore the ‘mystery’ of wisdom with psychological, philosophical and scientific expertise, including AI.MORE COMMENT