Summary of 1501 Ways to Reward Employees

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Bob Nelson’s list-packed primer on praising shows you the right and wrong ways to reward high-performing employees. “Dr. Bob” explains the crucial roles that recognition and gratitude play in employee motivation and performance, and tells you how to make meaningful gratitude and acknowledgment an integral part of your firm. He outlines strategies for a variety of scenarios, from offering regular commendation on normal workdays to recognizing employees when times are tough. His real-life examples of how top employers make workers feel appreciated add depth to his chunky list. getAbstract recommends that managers keep a well-thumbed edition at hand.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why giving your employees recognition and rewards is important, and
  • How to do it sincerely, meaningfully and successfully.

About the Author

Employee motivation expert “Dr. Bob” Nelson is president of Nelson Motivation Inc. He co-founded Recognition Professionals International and has sold four million books in 37 languages.



The Rules and Regulations of Recognition
The best managers know that rewarding top employees helps ensure that their outstanding performances will continue. Recognition spurs people to excel further, offers useful “feedback” and helps workers keep striving – but it can’t amount to just...

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    Patrick Brigger 5 years ago
    Love the summary!
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    Julie Smith 5 years ago
    All good commonsense stuff but if you are working in a company with strong engagement scores and an ongoing focus on being 'best loved by all your stakeholders' then you will find nothing new here but this abstract gives you a chance to make sure there is nothing missing from your current practice.
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    Bonisiwe Makhoba 5 years ago
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