Many factors affect the success of implementing the practice of giving effective and meaningful employee recognition where you work.
Your organizational culture is just one of those factors but it’s often ignored.
Organizational culture is the shared values and beliefs that inform and govern how people behave in an organization. It influences how people act at work and do their jobs.
The successful use of your recognition and reward programs is directly impacted by the strength and positive perception of your company’s culture.
That’s why you must ask yourself: Is our organizational culture contributing towards making recognition giving a way of life?
Or, perhaps your culture is getting in the way of recognition. (more…)
ABC Company initiated new recognition programs over a year ago but somehow managers and employees are just not engaging with them. Participation rates are low and there is not much traction yet.
A major healthcare organization knows recognition is very low from reports of the latest employee engagement survey. Trying to get managers to find time to acknowledge their staff has been a real mindset challenge.
In both scenarios senior leadership was weak in leading the way with personally giving recognition and encouraging others to do so.
I will show you how you can get leaders at the top to lead the way with recognition giving. (more…)
Values are a big deal when it comes to employee recognition.
After all, values are the way organizations, or the people that work there, do things. And when people do the right things the right way they deserve to be acknowledged for demonstrating those values.
Real recognition is about appreciating people for they are and recognizing them for what they do.
Catching people doing the right things can easily be done through offline recognition practices or online recognition programs.
Your values are key to getting recognition happening well. (more…)