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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (277 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Adrian Gostick, Chester Elton Narrator: Adrian Gostick, Chester Elton Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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LEAD WITH CARROTS, NOT STICKS

The Carrot Principle reveals the groundbreaking results of one of the most in-depth management studies ever undertaken, showing definitively that the most successful managers provide their employees with frequent and effective recognition. Drawing on case studies from leading companies including Disney, DHL, KPMG and Pepsi Bottling Group, bestselling authors Gostick and Elton show how the transformative power of purposebased recognition produces astonishing results. And they show how great managers motivate employees to excel by offering constructive praise and meaningful rewards, and in doing so achieve higher:

–Productivity

–Engagement

–Retention

–Customer satisfaction

This exceptional program, sure to become a modern-day classic, presents the simple steps to becoming a Carrot Principle manager and to building a recognition culture in your organization. Following these simple steps will make you a high performance leader and take your team to a new level of achievement.

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Quotes & Awards

  • The Carrot Principle is a must-read for those who look to accelerate the performance of their organization with an engaged workforce. Gostick and Elton are right on the mark that the power of recognition is the key to winning with your people and your customers.” 

    Ron Nelson, Chairman & CEO, Avis Budget Group, Inc. 

  • The Carrot Principle not only shows you why, but also how to use recognition and appreciation. This book, as part of your overall operating strategy, will help in obtaining and maintaining a highly motivated workforce that will drive your business toward success.” 

    Harry Paul, coauthor of Fish! A Remarkable Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results 

  • “Gostick and Elton are the undisputed thought leaders in employee motivation and recognition. In The Carrot Principle, they not only provide the statistical proof that recognition will drive business results, but show how great organizations are using these tools to inspire performance.” 

    John Mullen, Global Chief Executive Officer, DHL Express 

  • “To succeed in today's ultra-competitive workplace, it is imperative that you have highly motivated people. The Carrot Principle provides managers with an exceptional tool to recognize people for their contributions to your success while outlining a process to perpetuate a culture of recognition throughout your entire organization.” 

    Corey A. Griffin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Boston Company Asset Management LLC 

  • A New York Times Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Meg | 2/8/2014

    " Great ideas, but I felt that it needed more specifics as to how to implement them. Perhaps the authors stayed vague to encourage the purchase of their consulting services... "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Allison | 2/7/2014

    " We use this as a basis for recognition at work. It has good principles, but was a little long and repetitive for me. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Ashlie L | 2/2/2014

    " Motivating, great techniques ... "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Christian | 1/31/2014

    " Great insight into structuring appropriate recognition and ensuring that it does what is is suppose to do. "

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