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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

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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  • 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.