Knowing the essential elements of appreciation is only the first step in getting appreciation right. For most HR professionals and managers, the task doesn’t end here. What follows is the struggle to put together a mechanism that allows appreciation to become a part of daily life. While inculcating a culture of recognition is a long and tedious … Continue reading how to create an effective recognition program
On 2nd March 2018, United Airlines President Scott Kirby attempted to spice up the life of his employees by introducing a new bonus scheme. This scheme took away the performance incentive program that awarded workers up to $375 for each quarter that the airline met operational goals. Instead, they replaced it with an all-new exciting lottery program that rewarded a … Continue reading getting appreciation right
This post follows the theme of my previous one. My boss pays a lot of attention to the citations that are read out while presenting an award. Very often, the team receives citation that goes into excruciating details of the task performed by an individual. The appreciation gets lost in the details. And then one … Continue reading The ‘big words’ of appreciation
I reached office on Monday morning to find three employees from my business unit install a mini fish tank at my desk. They responded with wide grins to my surprised stare.‘This is to keep you entertained when you get bored with your work! They also bring good luck.’I haven’t been more touched in my life. … Continue reading Fish Tank!