TITLE

Rock-Solid Results from Simple Praise

AUTHOR(S)
Marin, Dave
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
American Banker;4/7/2006, Vol. 171 Issue 67, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the importance of public recognition of employees' accomplishments. The author tells the anecdote of a former employee approaching him at a function, and letting him know that many years later, she still had and displayed an award he had given her for achievements in sales. He reflects on the importance of public recognition, which along with monetary incentive programs, can have a lasting impact on performance.
ACCESSION #
20422277

 

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