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:
Source: Steven Green
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