Team Rewards

There are two ways a manager can reward employees: team rewards and individual rewards. There are some significant advantages and disadvantages to giving team rewards.

The advantages of team rewards are:

•   The team bonds because they are working toward a common goal.

•   Productivity usually rises because the more productive employees inspire the less productive employees.

•   There is less absenteeism due to peer pressure.

•   Communication is enhanced because it is more frequent.

The team setting for rewards can also have disadvantages:

•   Some high producers don’t like working with low producers.

•   There is much greater possibility of conflict.

•   If the team doesn’t make the goal, there can be infighting.

•   Pressure can ...

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