Motivational Media

Most Used Reward/Recognition Tactics to Motivate Employees

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Managers report employee recognition as the most used motivational tactic—it works for most situations within most corporate cultures. As the chart below indicates, employee recognition is the most prevalent motivational tactic, with gift certificates the second most popular. Special events, the third most cited tactic, encompasses organized recognition programs such as award ceremonies, group parties/outings, and any of a variety of special activities to reward employees for their efforts.

Motivational Tactics Used




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