Chapter 16. Team-Spirit Key #5: Rewards and Recognition

The last of the five keys for developing team spirit is rewarding and recognizing teams for the valuable contributions they have made. When teams get rewarded for achieving their goals and working well together, they keep up their high-performance levels. When they do not get rewarded, the quantity and/or quality of their work products decline.

Can All Teams Be Motivated?

Unmotivated teams are common. They do the work because they have to, not because they really want to. Many first-time managers would say that you cannot motivate all teams. I disagree. I agree that it is not easy to motivate all teams. However, it can be done if we find the right motivators or rewards for each team. That is ...

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