In the near recent past, the top down delivery of recognition perpetuated the perceived need for only managers to receive education and training on recognition skills.
However, with the increasing demand for peer-to-peer recognition, use of social recognition programs, and flat organizational structures, everyone deserves to learn how to give meaningful and effective recognition.
The challenge is allocating the resources to teach all of your employees about recognition giving. And, teaching everyone in the organization on how to give meaningful, and effective recognition to people every day, is not as easy as it sounds.
Use some of the following ideas to reach out to all of your employees in teaching them recognition skills. (more…)