It is important to remember that recognition is not just a top-down phenomenon.
Recognition is everyone’s responsibility. Which makes it a practice that is multi-directional. So much so that recognition needs to go up, sideways and down, and around to everyone.
And, yes, recognition, praise, and thanks should go to your immediate supervisor or manager.
We can demand that others should recognize employees, but rarely do we educate and teach staff to remember to acknowledge and thank their own bosses.(more…)