You've probably heard that Roosevelt quote a thousand times, but we thought we'd kick off a blog on the importance of leadership support using a quote from one of the nation's great leaders.
You've probably also heard a thousand times the quip that employees don't leave companies, they leave managers. While not quite as profound as the statement by the nation's First Teddy, there’s probably equal truth in this quote.
So, if we believe both points of view, does that mean people will stay with you longer because they have a good leader that they respect? We think so, and there’s a pile of research that tells us we're probably right.
We believe in the importance of getting your leaders and managers involved with your recognition programs, so they connect with their performers and keep them engaged longer.
According to a recent study by the IRF, top performing companies have strong executive buy-in for non-cash Rewards and Recognition. The vast majority of top performing companies (93%) reported their executives are strong supporters of non-cash rewards and recognition as a competitive advantage.
We thought that was enough reason to share a few tips to help ensure management is connected to their teams and engaged in their development.
We believe that senior management support for our recognition and incentive initiatives is key to success. We see a rise in the interest level of management from mid-level supervisors to the c-suite, and some of that interest could be because WorldatWork surveys tell us more managers see recognition programs as an investment than they did 5 years ago.
Great leaders make great companies, and leaders who support and promote their employees create raving brand advocates of their people. Engagement is not a day, it's a way of life.
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