Guest blog post by Nicky Powers: @nicki_powers_ Digital Marketing Manager at Zeis Group
Some of the largest and most successful organizations are still operating Reward and Recognition (R&R) programs in isolation from where work actually takes place. These types of programs are born from necessary, but purely rational conversations about rule structures and liability…and they completely miss the point.
Most people have had their share of “bad bosses.” According to research by Gallup, it’s a leading factor as to why so many people are actively disengaged at work. In fact almost 70% in the USA alone are disengaged because they have a bad manager.
Now that it’s February 2014; do you remember your New Year’s resolution(s)? Here are some of the most common goals we set for ourselves:
Research contained in the book “The Progress Principle” identified the following key principles, proven to help business leaders drive better business execution and results. Here is our take on some of these principles:
Good news. The key to motivating your people turns out to be largely within your control. It has nothing to do with money or incentive systems, or even recognizing your people. The top motivator of employee performance is in fact - "progress".
Since implementing the RESULTS.com software, communication between staff members regarding reaching targets and goals has improved ten-fold. (There is also healthy competition with the new “gamificiation” feature!)
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