Learn More about Employee Recognition

Learn More about Employee Recognition


Authors and consultant Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton have several good books and resources for employee recognition.

Nelson Motivation Inc.
Bob Nelson is one of the leading speakers/authors on employee motivation and recognition; his web site has some articles and a list of his books.  

O.C. Tanner Consultants
Consultants in the field of employee recognition; some information about recognition programs and best practices.  

Recognition Professionals International, formerly NAER, is an international non-profit association of employers existing to study, develop and promote systems that enhance employee engagement and performance through employee recognition.


Handle With Care: Motivating and Retaining Employees (2002)
Author: Barbara A. Glanz
"Creative, low-cost ways to raise morale, increase commitment, and reduce turnover." This offers a lot of great ideas for motivation and retention beyond recognizing and rewarding.

Love 'em or Lose 'em - Getting Good People to Stay (1999)
Authors: Beverly Kaye and Sharon Jordan-Evans
Lots of good, practical ideas for motivating and retaining employees using various forms of recognition and acknowledgment.  

Make Their Day! - Employee Recognition That Works (2003)
Author: Cindy Ventrice
This is a great resource; addresses many of the common challenges inherent in developing a successful recognition program.