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(TCO 6) Maslow was mainly concerned with explaining how: (Points : 1) jobs could be broken down into very simple tasks that could be performed by unskilled workers. human motivation was
related to a hierarchy of needs. managerial assumptions about workers affected their style of management. to achieve open two-way communication within an organization.
Maslow was mainly concerned with explaining how: human motivation was related to a hierarchy of needs.
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