Some of you manage an array of different employee recognition programs and work hard to maintain them and promote them.
While I have written about the need for recognition to be multi-directional in origin and not be owned by managers and supervisors alone, it is still very important to enlist management support.
Your goal should be to get managers excited about expressing recognition to employees and help them prepare to give it face-to-face and online. If you can help them to anticipate when recognition should occur in an employee’s life then they will become eager to give recognition.
Think about the following trigger points to help managers be proactive with recognition giving. (more…)