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What is ERG Theory?

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ERG theory states that motivations can be grouped into the categories: existence, relatedness and growth. Existence are motivations that are at the basic survival level such as the need to eat and be safe. Relatedness are social motivations. Growth is a set of motivations related to personal development and self-actualization.
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The theory that existence, relatedness and growth are primary human motivations.
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