What others say about the importance of personal recognition.
Article by Linda Davidson
When it comes to acknowledging their contributions, employees value the personal touch. Find out what Disney, Southwest Airlines, and others are doing. From The Research Center of Workforce Management.
Book by Bob Nelson, Ken Blanchard, Barton Morris
"At the core
of an energized workforce is the quality of the one-on-one relationships
that individual workers have with their managers, and the trust, respect
and consideration that their managers show toward them on a daily basis."
"There's a revolution going on in today's workplaces. Workers want respect, and they want support, even if they make a mistake. Most important, they want to be appreciated when they do a good job." From Amazon.com.
Article by Susan M. Heathfield
• How to Provide Effective Employee Recognition
• Tips for Effective Employee Recognition
Book by Bob Nelson
"In my doctoral research on why managers use or don't use recognition with their employees, I found the top variable distinguishing those managers who use recognition was that they felt it was their responsibility--not corporate's or human resources'--to create the motivational environment for their people. They truly believed that recognizing their deserving employees played an integral part in how those workers felt about their jobs." From Amazon.com.
Article by Patti Dunham, M.A., MBA SPHR
From Strategic HR, Inc.
Book by Aubrey C. Daniels, Aubrey Daniels
Celebrated behavioral analyst and nationally known expert and author on performance, Dr. Aubrey Daniels helps you attain a clear understanding of human behavior so you too can bring out the best in your employees and achieve results that are measurable superior. From Amazon.com.
Article by Susan M. Heathfield
How to Reward, Recognize, Award, and Thank People Successfully
This book shows how to focus on the behavior of followers to craft a powerful leadership style. The authors' system gives managers the tools to adapt the approach, creating positive behavior that can improve the performance of their people. Managers are transformed into leaders, creating a legacy that perpetually generates greater momentum, commitment, initiative, and reciprocity throughout an organization. From Amazon.com.
Book by Cindy Ventrice
Book by Dianna Podmoroff
"This new book is packed with hundreds of simple and inexpensive ways to motivate, challenge and reward your employees. Employees today need constant re-enforcement and recognition--and here's how to do it. This is not a "theory' book. You will find real-life, proven examples and case studies from actual companies that you can put to use immediately." From Amazon.com.
Book by Donna Deeprose
It's not just the money or benefits you offer that recruit, retain, and inspire talented employees. It's the total rewards package. Now in a completely revised second edition, How to Recognize & Reward Employees gives you exciting and practical ways to get the most from your people. From Amazon.com.
Book by Jean Blacklock and Evelyn Jacks
This groundbreaking volume teaches the
leadership skills that ambitious subordinates will respond to as build
communities of satisfied customers, bosses and shareholders. Just as
important, it shows you how to address negative behaviors that can hurt
both businesses and careers.
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