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Reinforce Behavior With Employee Recognition

Use this manager training deck to train managers to recognize employees.

  • Recognition often falls to the wayside because managers have so many responsibilities on their to-do lists.
  • The impact of employee recognition is not often recognized – it's perceived as just a feel-good exercise.
  • When managers do recognize their team, the recognition is generic and does not have the impact it could.

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Critical Insight

  • Managers should focus on recognizing behaviors that support organizational core values and objectives to create alignment.
  • Customize recognition to the employee’s preferences; personalizing the recognition will make it meaningful to the recipient.
  • Everyone should have the opportunity to participate in the employee recognition program, whether that be through formal or day-to-day recognition.

Impact and Result

After this training, managers will be able to:

  • Identify why recognition is valuable and how it can help organizations.
  • Define the desirable behaviors that support the organization’s culture and strategy.
  • Identify key recognition strategies and how they align with your organization’s core values and objectives.
  • Action plan to champion your organization’s recognition practices.

Reinforce Behavior With Employee Recognition Research & Tools

1. Reinforce behavior with employee recognition

Use this manager training deck to train managers to recognize employees.

2. Launch LMS training

Instill learning throughout the organization. Import an interactive eLearning module into your business’ existing learning management system.

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  • Call #1 - Use this manager training deck to train managers to recognize employees.

Contributors

  • Cherie Smith, Enterprise Engagement Manager, CalPERS
  • Chester Elton, Apostle of Appreciation, Founder, Author, Speaker, The Culture Works
  • Fady Makar, Employee Recognition & Engagement Manager, University of Toronto
  • Ilia Maor, Senior Director, Info-Tech Research Group
  • Joel de los Santos, Compensation Expert, Bayer
  • Kevin Cronin, Director, Corporate Event Awards, O.C. Tanner
  • Kristin Claudy, Manager, Leadership and Engagement, CalPERS
  • Mark Nagy, former Director, Recognition Programs, RBC
  • Michelle Preston, HR Director, Kira Systems
  • Peter Hart, President & CEO, Rideau Recognition Systems
  • Scott Russell, Director – Client Services, C.A. Short Company
  • Tina Gunn Weede, President & CE, Peerless Performance
  • Voke Ararile, Talent Acquisition Manager, Auto Capital Canada Inc.