Workplace Recognition and Incentive Programs

Rewards Drive Employee Behavior

Posted on January 31, 2011 by Motivo Staff in Uncategorized

According to the Blessing White 2011 Employee Engagement Report: Executives appear to struggle with key leadership behaviors, especially what's required to create a high-performance culture. Like a child being given a chocolate cupcake and a big hug after bringing home an outstanding report card, rewards and recognition can be powerful tools for employee motivation and performance improvement. Many types of rewards and recognition have direct costs associated with them, such as cash or gift certificates, which provide no lasting value. A wide variety of company-paid perks, like flex-time, paid parking, and paid time off offer things many employees like but these too come at a cost with no direct benefit to the company. On the other hand, praise, appreciation and valuing employees have a greater impact with lasting value. Rewards can...

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Employee Motivation

Posted on January 12, 2011 by Motivo Staff in Uncategorized

Employee Motivation is becoming ever more important in the workplace and everyone agrees that a motivated workforce is far more likely to be a successful workforce. The happier and more professional an employee is, the better the results they will deliver to your organization. Of course, every employer wants to make sure that they have a workforce who will do their best, but this does not simply mean making the job easy for their employees. In fact, part of the problem of motivation is that where the job is too easy, employees become complacent. There is therefore a challenge for all employers and management in delivering the right balance between a confident, motivated workforce and a workforce which is driven to attain goals. It can be described as a mix between...

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