This book is a godsend to every well-intentioned manager or frustrated employee. It makes a compelling case that recognition, rewards, and positive reinforcement all do work and that they can work for you. --Ken Blanchard, from the Foreword "This book should be in the top drawer of every manager's desk!" -- Karl Albrecht, co-author of Service America Whether you manage a department, oversee a division, lead a company--or run a family business with just one employee--there's an essential principle to follow that's too often overlooked: What most motivates the people who work for you is recognition. A chock-full guide to rewards of every conceivable type for every conceivable situation, 1001 WAYS TO REWARD EMPLOYEES polls the whole of the American business community, finding innovative ideas in every corner; and from the spontaneous gesture of praise to formal company-wide programs, it presents hundreds of ways to say thank you to the people who truly deserve it.Bob Nelson is the author of '1001 Ways to Reward Employees', published 1994 under ISBN 9781563053399 and ISBN 156305339X.