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This post is by Paul Marciano, author of “Carrots and Sticks Don’t Work: Build a Culture of Employee Engagement with the Principles of RESPECT.” Follow him on Twitter @drpaulmarciano.

Rewards may be effective in motivating the neighborhood kids to find your missing dog, but when it comes to motivating your employees, they fail miserably. In fact, most traditional reward and recognition programs lead to an overall decrease in employee morale and productivity, with “Employee of the Month” programs serving as the poster child of bad ideas.[…] Continue Reading »

This post is by Paul Marciano, author of “Carrots and Sticks Don’t Work: Build a Culture of Employee Engagement with the Principles of RESPECT.” Follow him on Twitter @drpaulmarciano.

If you’re not clear on the difference between employee motivation and engagement, you’re not alone. I was once asked to explain it to the CEO of an international consulting firm that claimed expertise on the subject.[…] Continue Reading »

This post is by Paul Marciano, author of “Carrots and Sticks Don’t Work: Build a Culture of Employee Engagement with the Principles of RESPECT.” Follow him on Twitter @drpaulmarciano.

Growing up, my parents taught me to respect my elders, teachers, and those in uniform e.g., police officers, fire fighters, military personnel and clergy. As I got older, I also learned the importance of respecting those for whom I worked — even when I disagreed with them or felt treated unfairly.[…] Continue Reading »