The 24-Carrot Manager

The 24-Carrot Manager

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In this companion volume to their successful Managing With Carrots, Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton present a remarkable story of how a great leader can unleash human potential--creating success in even the worst economy. Providing strategies and solutions for the managers of today, this book offers answers for improving employee commitment and profitability by strategically acknowledging employee effort. How is it done? The deceptively simply answer: with carrots. Plentiful examples show how to choose the right reward for each employee, how to time the giving of a reward to motivate performance, how to effectively present rewards, when to give praise in private and when to make it a public celebration, and how to motivate employees to work harder and work smarter with the company's goals in mind.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 80 pages
  • 139.7 x 195.58 x 15.24mm | 385.55g
  • Gibbs M. Smith Inc
  • Layton, UT, United States
  • English
  • 1586851543
  • 9781586851545
  • 1,089,196

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If you manage people, The 24-Carrot Manager is an indespensable tool. Find out how a seemingly insignificant think like a carrot coul make a big difference in you work and in your life. "After sinking my scarce time into a book, I do a rough return on investment (ROI) calculation by asking two questions: 'Is this really going to build my business?' and 'How rough a slog was the book to get through?' The 24-Carrtos Manager might be my highest ROI book ever. It'll have big impact on my company . . . and it's a blast of fresh air to read." --Cliff Clive, President, Roche Consumer Heath North America "Gostick and Elton have redrawn the boundaries on how executives should use rewards and recognition to unleash their organization's human potential. This easy-to-read book gives a 360-degree view of all the recognition tools available to us. We have no more excuses for not using them!" --Jean-Luc Butel, President, Independence Technology, a Johnson & Companyshow more

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"After years of being drivern forward by fear and intimidation, troops aren't willing to fight the battle anymore. They're leaving the ranks to join a growing number of recruits at firms that lead with carrots," say nationally renowned employee-recognition experts Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton. In this companion volume to their successful Managing with Carrots, Gostick and Elton present a remarkable story of how a great leader can unleash human potential, creating success in either good economies or bad. Providing strategies and solutions for the managers of today, this book offers answers for improving employee commitment and profitability through strategically acknowledging employee effort. How is it done? The answer is deceptively simple: with carrots. Plentiful examples show how to choose the right reward for each employee, how to time the giving of a reward to motivate performance, how to effectively present rewards, when to give praise in private and when to make it a public celebration, and how to motivate employees to work harder and work smarter with the company's goals in mind.show more

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