In the simplest of terms, employees can be trained to respond to a system of rewards. For example, bonuses, cash prizes, and extra vacation days can all be used to get employees to grind out a few extra hours each week. But as soon as the prize has been delivered people will stop performing.
On the other hand, with a non-monetary employee recognition program in place – one where employees can define a personal legacy and leave their imprint on the organization – it can have a vastly different impact on employee behavior. When employees have the chance to tell the story of their ‘sum total of works’ as an employee, that facilitates growth and development.
Continue reading here…
Source: Steven Green
Latest posts by Steven Green (see all)
- 4 ways recognition builds employee personal brands and business success - August 31, 2017
- What is a collaborative workplace culture and why is it so important? - June 11, 2017
- How employee recognition in SharePoint turned applause into ovation - January 29, 2017