To overcome the criticisms of Maslow's Need Hierarchy theory, motivation researcher
To overcome the criticisms of Maslow's Need Hierarchy theory, motivation researcher Clayton Alderfer proposed an alternative theory known as ERG theory. Which of the following is not true about Alderfer's ERG theory?
[A]Alderfer proposed a condensed version of Maslow's Need Hierarchy theory with only three groups of core needs, viz., existence, relatedness and growth
[B]The existence needs are related to Maslow’s physiological and safety needs
[C]The relatedness needs are the desire to establish and maintain interpersonal relationships
[D]ERG theory assumes a rigid hierarchy where a lower level need must be substantially gratified before one can move on