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Download Carrots and Sticks Don't Work: Build a Culture of Employee Engagement with the Principles of RESPECT Audiobook (Unabridged)

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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (26 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Paul L. Marciano Narrator: Richard Brosk Publisher: Richard Broski Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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The title says it all: carrots and sticks don't work.

Reward and recognition programs can be costly and inefficient, and they primarily reward employees who are already highly engaged and productive performers. Worse still, these programs actually decrease employee motivation, because they can make individual recognition, rather than the overall success of the team, the goal. Yet many businesses turn to these measures first - unaware of a better alternative.

So, when it comes to changing your organizational culture, carrots and sticks don't work! What does work is Dr. Paul Marciano's acclaimed RESPECT model, which gives you specific, low-cost, turnkey solutions and action plans-- based on seven key drivers of employee engagement that are proven and supported by decades of research and practice - that will empower you to assess, troubleshoot, and resolve engagement issues in the workplace:

  • Recognition and acknowledgment of employees' contributions
  • Empowerment via tools, resources, and information that set employees up to succeed
  • Supportive feedback through ongoing performance coaching and mentoring
  • Partnering to encourage and foster collaborative working relationships
  • Expectations that set clear, challenging, and attainable performance goals
  • Consideration that lets employees know that they are cared about
  • Trust in your employees' abilities, skills, and judgment

Carrots and Sticks Don't Work delivers the same proven resources and techniques that have enabled trainers, executives, managers, and owners at operations ranging from branches of the United States government to Fortune 500 corporations to 20-person outfits to realize demonstrable gains in employee productivity and job satisfaction.

When you give a little RESPECT, you get a more effective organization with reduced turnover and absenteeism and employees at all levels who are engaged, focused, and co... Download and start listening now!


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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Angela | 5/14/2013

    " Anyone who manages others whether it be one person or a team or department, and all company leaders need to read this book and be reminded of such a simple but meaningful and effective approach to management and leadership based on RESPECT. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Charlotte Osborn-bensaada | 3/18/2013

    " So much of this book feels obvious yet is so rarely practiced. What is effective about this book is that the author connects academic theory with real examples and useful steps. "

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