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Recognition Tools

Here are some resources to help you recognize your fellow employees and staff.


The Use of Thank You
Thank you is the reward, power and resource you have to give to your boss and peers in the organization when they do something of value for you.

The Art of Giving Praise
HarvardBusiness.org Associate Editor, Steven DeMaio discusses how giving praise is not only necessary and critical to employee performance and company success, it is also truly an art.


Woman listeningThe Power of Recognition

Recognizing employees should be a best practice for every manager, especially during hard times. Why?

Photo of Chester EltonThe Carrot Principle

In the Carrot Principle, author Chester Elton draws on one of the most in-depth management studies ever conducted to definitively show that the key to getting the most out of your employees is frequent and effective recognition.


Know Better Place is always available to you if you have additional questions about recognition.

We will continue to add links to the toolkit. If you have any suggestions, please send us an email at knowbetterplace@uchc.edu.

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