3 ways an employee recognition program helps managers be better managers

Managing people isn’t easy. According to Peter Drucker, the job of a manager is divided into 5 basic tasks: setting objectives, organizing, motivating and communicating, measuring, and developing people. The last task – the role of developing people – is a fairly new part of a manager’s job. With the advent of the knowledge worker, people are a company’s greatest asset and its up to managers to develop those people. That’s no small job.

But here’s the good news – the right recognition program can help managers be better managers. A highly visible recognition program that encourages employees to recognize their peers’ successes, achievements, and contributions helps managers be better managers in 3 ways:

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Steven Green is the founder of TemboSocial, a leading provider of interactive engagement and community building solutions. Steven built TemboSocial with the intention of helping global companies engage their customers and employees in measurable and meaningful two-way dialogue. Steven has become a valuable resource to key decision makers as they explore the growing field of online dialogue, recognition and social media. With an impressive roster of clients, such as The US Navy, TD Bank, and GE, Steven continues to grow TemboSocial’s reputation as an innovator of online solutions designed to segment, engage and inform. Steven has a BA from McGill University in Montreal and a Social Work degree from York University in Toronto.

Steven Green

Steven Green is the founder of TemboSocial, a leading provider of interactive engagement and community building solutions. Steven built TemboSocial with the intention of helping global companies engage their customers and employees in measurable and meaningful two-way dialogue. Steven has become a valuable resource to key decision makers as they explore the growing field of online dialogue, recognition and social media. With an impressive roster of clients, such as The US Navy, TD Bank, and GE, Steven continues to grow TemboSocial’s reputation as an innovator of online solutions designed to segment, engage and inform. Steven has a BA from McGill University in Montreal and a Social Work degree from York University in Toronto.

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