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Maslow’s Heirarchy of Needs – the e-gov version

by on 3 December, 2012
Maslow's Heirarchy of Needs

Maslow’s Heirarchy of Needs

http://www.govdelivery.com/blog/2012/11/citizens-maslow-hierarchy-of-needs/

This is a thought-provoking alternative way of looking at online services – through a citizen’s Hierarchy of Needs, comparing it with Maslow’s original pyramid, e.g.:

“Physiology = Basic Transactions – The foundation of Maslow’s hierarchy is physiological – breathing, food, water.  For government, that’s the basic transactions – getting your driver’s license, renewing your passport, applying for food stamps.”

Do you agree with the comparisons made and could you apply the model to your own Council services?

Image Source: Author’s own

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