“Recognition is the greatest motivator.” —Gerald C. Eakerdale
Most employers understand the importance of employee recognition programs. Increased engagement, productivity, and overall satisfaction in the workplace are just a few of the benefits of embracing employee recognition. Studies have shown that 69% of employees would work harder if they were better appreciated. So why doesn’t every employee recognition program dramatically increase morale? Why hasn’t productivity increased after you’ve handed out awards to your employees?