Issue: How to use rewards and recognition in the best (and most cost-efficient) way to motivate employees.
Benefits: By making recognition a companywide effort, you remove a burden from you and make rewards more personal.
Action: Follow these six guidelines and adapt the examples for your own organization.
You're doing a good job. That's a great idea. Thanks for your extra effort.
For some employees, hearing those words is better than a cash bonus. Yet, many managers can muster up such phrases only during annual reviews ... if at all.
"The number-one reason managers don't give recognition is that they don't know how," said Bob Nelson, author of 1001 Ways to Reward Employees, at this summer's Society for Human Resource(SHRM) conference.
That's why you need to teach supervisors how to give (register to read more)and give them the tools to make it easier. Studies consistently show that "feelin...