Dennis Phoenix is a human resource specialist and writer. He writes on topics including business relationships, productivity, employee satisfaction, and corporate awards. He spends his weekends mountain biking and photographing nature. His twitter handle is @DennisPhoenix1.
Managers are always on the lookout for new and creative ways to meet the objectives of their business. However, when it comes to rewarding employees for a job well done, they often opt for the default choice, increased compensation. While there is nothing wrong with this since we all need money to survive, creative leaders should look for other avenues to keep their employees engaged in the workplace.
An important consideration for any reward program is to ask if the rewards meet the objective goals of the organization. First, a leader must identify what behaviors contribute to the success of the company. Successful behaviors may include meeting sales quotas, improving managerial skills, or streamlining key processes. Whatever they are for an organization, the rewards should also include some form of recognition and appreciation, two important elements that are often overlooked. [Read more…] about Creative Rewards For Employees