Monday, November 27, 2006

NFIB Article on Effective Recognition

For recognition to be fully effective, it should exhibit several characteristics:

  • It must be earned or deserved; if it isn't, it will immediately be seen as flattery or manipulation.
  • It should be consistent. Inconsistent recognition confuses recipients, and unequal recognition comes across as favoritism.
  • It must be timely. Much of the value of day-to-day recognition lies in its immediacy. Personalized, spur-of-the-moment recognition is highly valued.
Read more in this good article posted on the NFIB website.

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