Recognizing more than just results

Programs targeting particular behaviours on the rise: Survey
By Alison Avalos
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/10/2012

Telling people what to do and what not to do can work, but often what has the greatest impact is the recognition they receive after making the right choice or exhibiting the most productive behaviour.

Employee recognition programs have traditionally focused on tenure, above-and-beyond performance and overall results. And while the goal of reinforcing desired behaviours is not a new concept, recognition programs designed to impact specific employee behaviours are newer to the scene.

Prevalence of recognition programs