Managing people isn't easy. According to Peter Drucker, the job of a manager is divided into 5 basic tasks: setting objectives, organizing, motivating and communicating, measuring, and developing people. The last task - the role of developing people - is a fairly new part of a manager's job. With the advent of the knowledge worker, people are a company's greatest asset and its up to managers to develop those people. That's no small job.
But here's the good news - the right recognition program can help managers be better managers. A highly visible recognition program that encourages employees to recognize their peers' successes, achievements, and contributions helps managers be better managers in 3 ways:Read More