Tag Archives: feedback and recognition

Motivation in the office: Group identity matters

Recognition programs attuned to the group dynamics of a workplace can maximize individual contributions to overall goals. Motivation is an intangible quality in an office, one whose effects are evident in the extreme. When a team feels fired up to do … Continue reading

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Why feedback from leaders is important – the good and bad alike

Whether the news is good or bad, managers need to open up and give employees feedback. One of a leader’s most important duties is providing feedback. Leading a team becomes harder if workers can’t get a read on whether their current efforts … Continue reading

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The Importance of Perks in the Workplace

What are the most valued perks for employees? Benefits are essential in a workplace, especially in terms of employee happiness and retention. A recent study conducted by Glassdoor found that 57 percent of workers believe benefits and perks are top considerations … Continue reading

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The psychology of negative feedback in the workplace

Giving negative feedback at work is hard, and accepting it is just as difficult. A recent article in Fast Company explores the issue from the perspectives of neuroscientists and psychologists, presenting some helpful, scientifically based insights into what’s happening inside … Continue reading

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Managers: This simple phrase could transform your workplace for the better

Does your workplace struggle with low employee morale and high turnover rates? If so, ask yourself how often you hear managers say these simple words: “thank you.” You don’t necessarily need expensive incentive rewards or grand gestures to show your employees … Continue reading

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