Talking to employees versus talking to your leaders can yield a completely different viewpoint about what everyone thinks about employee recognition.
When Leigh Branham was researching for his book, The 7 Hidden Reasons Employee Leave, he learned that 89 percent of bosses believed their employees quit their jobs because they wanted more money. But when they talked to employees, only 12 percent of them stated they would leave an organization for more money.
Now, what about recognition? How do your senior leaders perceive employee recognition? The answer to this question determines the success or challenges you face with managing employee recognition initiatives in your organization.
That is why if you don’t know your leader’s perception about employee recognition you had better find out soon.(more…)