Giving Recognition

Today's cross-functional work environment requires everyone-not just managers and supervisors-to give recognition to peers and people outside the organization. Environments where individuals also recognize small, everyday successes encourages risk taking and initiative. Positive reinforcement inspires people to think beyond their immediate well-being and focus on the concerns of the group and organization. In this module, participants learn to acknowledge efforts and results In meaningful and appropriate ways and discover that recognition is a powerful tool everyone can use to build better working relationships and encourage others.

Course Benefits:

Program participants will gain the skills to:

  • Explain the impact of recognition on individual and organizational success, especially in cross-functional environments
  • Identify reasons why people are reluctant to give recognition
  • Identify behaviors that reinforce people's efforts to achieve organizational goals and objectives
  • Effectively use the key actions to recognize people at all levels of the organization
  • Plan for effectively recognizing the efforts of others to sustain and encourage productive performance

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the program, you will be able to:

  • Identify an opportunity for giving recognition
  • Describe behaviors appropriately
  • State how the behavior made a difference to you and to the organization

Course Content:

  • Giving recognition
  • Reasons people don't give recognition
  • Key actions overview
  • What behaviors should you reinforce?
  • Techniques for receiving recognition

Who Should Attend:

  • All employees and leaders