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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.
Transparent Succession Management: Building a Culture That Fosters Open Dialogue about Talent
Succession Management | 04/22/2014 | In this report, we share findings based on discussions with numerous organizations regarding the importance, benefits, and challenges of creating a more transparent culture as it relates to succession management, as well as tips for increasing transparency.
The Diversity and Inclusion Benchmarking Report: An Analysis of the Current Landscape
Diversity & Inclusion | 03/31/2014 | This report provides benchmarking data on the current and desired state of diversity and inclusion, the case for investment, diversity and inclusion resource commitments, governance, employee resource groups, talent management integration, and metrics.
The Diversity and Inclusion Primer: An Introduction
Diversity & Inclusion | 03/31/2014 | This report is designed for those new to diversity and inclusion, be they HR, business, or new diversity and inclusion leaders, and covers relevant definitions and historical developments in the diversity and inclusion field.
The Diversity and Inclusion Framework: A Guide to Transforming Organizations
Diversity & Inclusion | 03/31/2014 | This report describes the Bersin by Deloitte Diversity and Inclusion Framework, which discusses designing a diversity and inclusion strategy, governance and management of a diversity and inclusion function, and designing and implementing diversity and inclusion solutions.
Using Strategic Workforce Planning to Solve Complex Business Problems: Pearson Addresses Challenges in an Emerging Market
Workforce Planning | 03/25/2014 | This case study details how one division within Pearson used a strategic workforce planning pilot to better understand the risks and potential solutions for a business unit in an emerging market.
Investing in Middle Managers: Increasing the Effectiveness of a Critical Resource to Foster Business Success
Talent Strategy | 03/21/2014 | This research bulletin discusses why middle managers matter, the current state for middle managers, and what organizations can do to increase the effectiveness of middle managers.
Building an Analytics Team: Intermountain Healthcare's Journey to Drive Organizational Effectiveness
HR & Talent Analytics | 03/05/2014 | In this case study, we explore Intermountain Healthcare's journey toward building an effective analytics team and how this team evolved to effectively inform the company's decision-making processes.
2014 Predictions: Talent, Learning and Human Resources - The Year of the Employee
Talent Strategy | 02/13/2014 | The 2014 predictions webinar highlights the 10 key trends that will likely reshape the HR organization in 2014.
The Talent Management Cookbook
Talent Strategy | 01/31/2014 | This research report provides a foundational "recipe" for talent management success, detailing leading practices in the areas of social sourcing, continuous learning, compliance training, and modern performance management.
Managing Rapid Growth with Integrated HCM Technology: Northgate González Markets Implements a Talent Management Solution to Enable Growth and Efficiency
Talent Mgmt. Systems | 01/21/2014 | This case study details the challenges facing Northgate González Markets as a result of its rapid growth; the single software solution it implemented to improve HR, payroll, recruiting, onboarding, and performance management capabilities; and the benefits of completing this implementation.
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