Workers/employees, whatever you are called, are not praised enough in the American culture. I know cultures around the world that do a better job but most other cultures do even less.
I work in a company that has great values and yet, employee praise and recognition is not a part of the values extension into my part of the company. It used to be much better than it is today. You would think that during this belt-tightening phase upper management would realize that valuing employees and then saying it, would become more of a priority in their eyes. I don’t see it.
Here is an article that resonated in that regard with me. Here is a man who understands that valuing employees to their face is very important.
Enjoy it!! Click first link below.
- The 9 Elements of Highly Effective Employee Praise (inc.com)
- Communicating praise to employees key skill for management (kansas.com)
- How to Manage Employees and The competition in Lean Times (jimwooods.typepad.com)
- Two important words in business: Thank you (business.financialpost.com)