In a previous post, Assembling Your Dream Teams, we outlined some attributes and best practices of high-functioning teams. Building on this foundation, this post offers some additional tips specifically for assembling a team to support your recognition strategy.
In his book, Good to Great, author Jim Collins presents us with this scenario: “You are a bus driver. The bus, your company, is at a standstill, and it’s your job to get it going. You have to decide where…
When facing stretched budgets for recognition or appreciation, look for low-cost/no-cost ideas. They’re just as effective when used on a day-to-day basis in conjunction with your formal recognition program.
In March, Janet Bills and Jana Dorsey (pictured above) will be honored by Women in Manufacturing with the STEP Award for their exemplary careers at O.C. Tanner. Women in Manufacturing is a national organization dedicated to the attraction, retention, and advancement…
Does your organization have a formal credo, a vision, or values statement? Do all your employees know what that statement is and what it means to your department? If they don’t, talk about the statement in your next recognition celebration.
Through a haze of selfies and twitter updates, it might come as a surprise to some about managing multigenerational workforces that when it comes to being recognized for their hard work, the “generations” are remarkably similar.
Many company executives are eager to tap into the global market. However, as companies expand worldwide, managers are faced with a number of challenges. Different time zones, language barriers, and cultural differences can test the dynamics of any organization.