Employee recognition

Here’s detailed proof that employee recognition creates better workplace performance

15 Nov, 2019 Employee recognition

When you introduce employee recognition activities in your work team, business unit, or in the whole organization, you create the opportunity for major positive results, including measurable improvements in employee engagement and organizational performance. The proof is in the detailed data outlined in this article. Read more great content on employee recognition in a special Kindle collection of 13 top articles for only $11.99 including tax. Click here to buy.

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Start writing appreciative emails – so easy and effective to do

15 Nov, 2019 Employee recognition

New research has found that people who receive appreciative emails feel much more grateful than is generally realized – they love getting such “thank-you” notes.   Researchers quoted in the New York Times said people under-estimate the positive feelings such responses bring. They also over-estimate the extent to which such notes might appear insincere or might make the recipient feel uncomfortable. Study findings, published in June, were based on short “gratitude letters” to a ...

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Use these principles for memorable employee recognition

02 Mar, 2017 Employee recognition

Recognition of employee achievements in the workplace is one of the most important things a team leader can do. It is low-cost and effective – but you have to do it right. The tips in this article enable you to successfully introduce employee recognition activities. It is available to you in a special Kindle collection of 13 top articles on employee recognition for only $11.99 including tax. Click here to buy.

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What are the attitudes towards employee recognition where you work?

01 Mar, 2017 Employee recognition

Recognition of employees for good work is a powerful driver of workplace productivity. But the quality of recognition programs varies. You can determine current management attitudes towards recognition by answering 6 key questions in this article, which explains how to ‘sell’ employee recognition to executive decision-makers. It is available to you in a special Kindle collection of 13 top articles on employee recognition for only $11.99 including tax. Click here to buy.

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Be quick to praise and slow to blame

17 Mar, 2015 Employee recognition, Workplace relationships

It is not surprising that many managers and supervisors don’t know how and why to recognize their employees when those managers have been on the receiving end of criticism for most of their lives. That’s one of the reasons why they are quick to criticize in their turn. How do we know that managers are quick to blame and slow to praise? The conclusive proof is in surveys conducted by Sirota Consulting, which revealed ...

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The magic ratio for giving praise

17 Mar, 2015 Employee recognition

Positive psychology experts are finding that the frequency of small, positive acts is crucial. Psychologist John Gottman, author of several books on relationships, pioneered research on marriage, which suggested there is a ‘magic ratio’ of 5 to 1 in the effectiveness of positive and negative interactions. He found that marriages are more likely to succeed when the couple’s interactions are near a 5 to 1 ratio of positive to negative. When the ratio draws ...

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10 mobile apps for recognizing employees, but take care…

27 Feb, 2015 Employee recognition

When my wife Linda and I had a coffee with a neighbor recently, our neighbor complained about the lack of recognition in her company. She heads the business improvement area in a billion dollar company and is paid a salary of several hundred thousand dollars a year. Yet even at her senior level she was unhappy about the way top management failed to recognize her work – which improved the bottom line by many ...

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Good recognition technique creates big benefits

24 Feb, 2015 Employee recognition

Praise and recognition are a fundamental human need. People crave recognition of their achievements, but this is given all too rarely – especially at work. This article outlines a systematic and powerful way you can give recognition to deserving people, including your family and friends. It is available to you in a special Kindle collection of 13 top articles on employee recognition for only $11.99 including tax. Click here to buy.

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“Why do I only hear from management when I do something wrong?”

24 Feb, 2015 Employee recognition

“I’m going to go where I will be appreciated.” You have probably heard people say this during your career. How can you avoid this workplace cultural problem? This article gives you a simple, 4-step formula for giving recognition to people who deserve praise. It is available to you in a special Kindle collection of 13 top articles on employee recognition for only $11.99 including tax. Click here to buy.

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Tips for staff morale boosters

24 Feb, 2015 Employee recognition

Research proves workers usually gain more satisfaction from better recognition than from a rise in salary. You can lift morale in your department by recognizing your staff for their good work. Read in this article about the measures you can take to create more workplace success. It is available to you in a special Kindle collection of 13 top articles on employee recognition for only $11.99 including tax. Click here to buy.

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