Employees Motivated by Praise, Not Money

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 07-01-2013

Employees Motivated by Praise, Not Money

True Worth  71% of employees say meaningful recognition does not have a dollar value, up from 57% in 2007.

Employees Motivated by Praise, Not Money

Employees Motivated by Praise, Not Money

Priceless Praise  83% say recognition for contributions is more fulfilling than any rewards or gifts.

Employees Motivated by Praise, Not Money

Employees Motivated by Praise, Not Money

Solo Performance  69% say it's more motivating to be recognized as an individual, as opposed to getting team recognition.

Employees Motivated by Praise, Not Money

Employees Motivated by Praise, Not Money

Peer Acknowledgement  76% find praise from peers to be very or extremely motivating.

Employees Motivated by Praise, Not Money

Employees Motivated by Praise, Not Money

Management Approval  88% feel the same way about praise from their bosses.

Employees Motivated by Praise, Not Money

Employees Motivated by Praise, Not Money

A Happy Place  90% say it's very or extremely motivating to work in a fun workplace environment.

Employees Motivated by Praise, Not Money

Employees Motivated by Praise, Not Money

Amicable Arrangement  80% say it's very or extremely motivating to work with people they like.

Employees Motivated by Praise, Not Money

Employees Motivated by Praise, Not Money

Development Plan  76% say the potential for growth opportunities is the top reason for staying with an organization.

Employees Motivated by Praise, Not Money