The academic research is clear that employee recognition is one of several keys elements in creating healthy positive organizations.
It was gratifying several years ago to meet Dr. Jean-Pierre Brun, from the University of Laval, and learn from his research how the lack of recognition is a key factor for psychological distress at work.
When employees are treated in a positive manner they have greater positive, psychological functioning which leads to greater wellbeing and health.
But is there a difference between recognition received from supervisors and managers versus from an employee’s peers? (more…)