Managers of organizational recognition practices and recognition programs are often torn between focusing on growth of people or on business results.
You’ll find some organizations create elaborate people strategies to prepare for the growth and development of their employees. Talent management strategies prepare now for the future. And recognition is always a part of the equation, especially when measuring employee engagement.
Then there are others who are strictly business. Their goal is to align recognition and rewards with helping to drive and achieve the strategic initiatives of their business goals.
So, the question is whether, as the owner of recognition in your organization, should you focus on people of the business?(more…)