"It's not just the money or benefits you offer that recruit, retain, and inspire talented employees. It's the total rewards package. Now in a completely revised second edition, How to Recognize & Reward Employees gives you exciting and practical ways to get the most from your people. Updated and expanded, this edition features all new examples, as well as exercises, case studies, self-tests, lists, and worksheets to help you implement simple and effective rewards programs. Whether you work for a large or small organization, you'll find out the best ways to: Improve employee morale, productivity, and quality of work Inspire high and low performers, as well as teams, to do the best possible job Select the right reward for the achievement and avoid rewards that don't work Make recognition and rewards systems fair This quick and helpful guide offers 150 types of rewards for a multitude of situations, showing you how to spur top performers to new heights of creativity, motivate average performers to achieve personal bests, and help solve performance problems of less than stellar employees. You'll learn methods for creating specific criteria for rewards that will help guide your people toward achievement, use your recognition and rewards system to inspire values-based behavior and loyalty to the organization, and consistently figure out what rewards will mean the most to each individual employee. The book contains information on both formal rewards systems and more informal types of recognition, as well as team rewards, options for shoe-string budgets, ways to emphasize corporate values, and much more. Thorough and up-to-date, this is an essential resource for every organization."Deeprose, Donna is the author of 'How to Recognize & Reward Employees 150 Ways to Inspire Peak Performance', published 2006 under ISBN 9780814473313 and ISBN 0814473318.