Honey versus vinegar: The sweet side of motivation (Guest commentary)Higher employee satisfaction linked to better financial performanceBy John Mills01/25/2010|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 01/20/2010 Want your CFO to allocate funds for better technology? No problem. Need an increased budget to improve the phone system? You got it. Keen to lease upgraded office equipment? Consider it done.Want a new line item to establish a meaningful and effective employee recognition and rewards program? Dream on.Sound familiar? And yet, while technology keeps advancing, customer demographics keep changing and product offerings keep growing, human nature remains the same. But enough is enough, because corporate vision can’t be fulfilled unless employees are doing the work to fulfill it. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.