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Rewards and Recognition
"Rewards" typically refers to the "total rewards" an employee receives at work. This includes compensation, benefits, bonus, incentives, and other financial gains.
"Recognition" refers to expressed appreciation by one person to another for that individual's behavior, activities, or impact. Recognition may or may not be accompanied by a physical or financial reward.
Our research shows that the two are very different. "Total Rewards" contributes to a person's sense of "safety" and "well being" at work. In most roles compensation is what we call a "hygeine" factor - not enough compensation has negative effects, but more and more compensation often has no impact on performance.
Recognition, on the other hand, operates differently. Recognition (or "thanks") satisfies people's higher level need to feel valued, appreciated, and part of a team. Recognition done well is frequent, specific, and peer-based. Our research shows that companies with high recognition cultures have as much as 30% lower voluntary attrition rates.
Building a Career Framework: How Dimension Data Mapped Its Global Workforce to Support Business Goals
Career Management | 11/25/2013 | This case study explores how Dimension Data developed job profiles and core competencies for each job in the organization, what the job framework and the employee-facing online portal look like, and the business impact of these efforts.
Employee Recognition Maturity Model (editable PPT)
Rewards & Recognition | 10/17/2013 | Editable PowerPoint Presentation that summarizes the Employee Recognition Maturity Model and its four levels of maturity.
Employee Recognition Maturity Model
Rewards & Recognition | 10/17/2013 | Summary of the Employee Recognition Maturity Model and its four levels of maturity.
High Impact Talent Analytics: Building a World-Class HR Measurement and Analytics Function
HR & Talent Analytics | 10/07/2013 | Our research identifies certain areas that can accelerate an organization’s HR measurement and analytics capabilities. Using this report, HR leaders can assess where they are today and examine the key levers for advancing their efforts.
Compensation Management Technology Solutions 2013: A Primer and Buyers Guide
Talent Strategy | 10/04/2013 | This research provides an introduction to the challenges with compensation management, a buyer's guide of criteria for tools that aid human capital managers in managing equitable and competitive compensation, a review of selected vendors that provide this functionality as part of an integrated talent management suite, and the compensation management market in 2013.
Why Reputations and Networks Matter in the Open Talent Economy
Talent Strategy | 09/30/2013 | This research bulletin explores why employees’ reputations and networks are especially important today, the role of online tools in publicizing those employees’ reputations, and the benefit of these tools to managers and the organization.
Creating the Agile Organization: The Role of Learning and Performance Management
Talent Strategy | 09/24/2013 | This report discusses how HR and senior leaders can align their efforts to create an agile organization, and ultimately, achieve better business results. This report also explores the two levers, learning and performance management, critical to organizational agility.
Reengineering for Agility: How Adobe Eliminated Performance Appraisals
Performance Management | 09/10/2013 | This case study details how Adobe reinvented and reengineered its performance management approach (removing performance scores in the process) and realigned (and renamed) its HR department at the same time.
21st Century Talent Management: Thriving in the New Workforce and New Workplace
Talent Strategy | 09/10/2013 | In this PowerPoint deck, Josh Bersin explores the changes in the workforce which are driving workforce challenges today and highlights new, fresh approaches to talent management that make organizations thrive today.
The Buyer's Guide to Competency Management Technology Solutions 2013
Talent Mgmt. Systems | 08/29/2013 | This industry study presents HR professionals with guidance, a buyer's guide, and vendor highlights for investigating competency management software.
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