Reward performance but don't rock the boat
- Personalizing recognition. // Communication Briefings;Jan2014, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p4
The article presents a discussion of employee motivation and recognition, adapted from the book "Teamwork and Teamplay" by Sivasailam Thiagarajan and Glenn Parker.
- The Power of Peers Can Keep Employees Motivated. Gostick, Adrian; Elton, Chester // njbiz;7/21/2008, Vol. 21 Issue 30, p21
The authors reflect on the advantages of implementing peer-to-peer recognition for businesses. They mention that peer recognition can positively impact the commitment of employees because it encourages teamwork and helps in building camaraderie. According to them, such peer-to-peer recognition...
- Rewarding Efficient Teamwork. Wah, Louisa // Management Review;Feb99, Vol. 88 Issue 2, p7
Reveals that an increasing number of United States companies are starting to realize the benefits of team-based reward programs. Percentage of large and midsize companies that use team-based reward programs; Benefits of the program.
- Reward Your Best Teams, Not Just Star Players. Schrage, Michael // Harvard Business Review Digital Articles;6/30/2015, p2
The article discusses the importance of rewarding the best teams and not just the star players and recommends ways to getting the incentives right and appropriately, including building attribution culture around collaboration and using trends and technologies for teamwork quantification.
- Productivity Increases Due To The Use Of Teams In Service Garages. Fredendall, Lawrence D.; Emery, Charles R. // Journal of Managerial Issues;Summer2003, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p221
Presents a study that examined the effect of implementing self-directed work teams in U.S. service garages on productivity. Influence of reward systems on team performance; Analysis of the relationship between work group structure and work group productivity; Limitations of the study.
- Build Team Spirit With A Competition. // TeamWork;Jul2012, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p1
The article offers suggestions for strengthening the team spirit at workplace. It states that the hosting of friendly competitive games amongst small groups is an effective tool for the same. It suggests several considerations regarding competitive games including game of jeopardy where...
- Rewarding workers for lack of injuries is risky. // Occupational Health Management;May2010, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p51
The article provides information on several approaches in implementing incentive programs to decrease occupational injuries. It suggests to make minor or low-cost changes and reward employees for reporting unsafe work practices. It recommends to use team approach, which is more effective than...
- What Gets Measured Gets Accomplished at Lockheed Martin. Jusko, Jill // Material Handling & Logistics;May2013, Vol. 68 Issue 5, p36
The article discusses the success of the Pike County Operations of Lockheed Martin in Troy, Alabama. It mentions that the site have multiple tools and processes in place to reduce electrostatic discharge and keep foreign matter from entering areas of missile systems assembly. It notes that the...
- Don't Sell Your Bank Short. Powell, Alan // ABA Bank Marketing;Jul/Aug2004, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p44
Discusses sales management practices necessary before a system can deliver results successfully. Analysis of the situation and setting of direction; Team development; Recognition of outstanding performances and giving appropriate rewards; Immediate detection and removal of obstacles. INSET: A...