The Power of Recognition:
Building Employee Morale and Motivation


  • Presentation Length: 60-min / 90-mins / Half Day
  • Participant Numbers: 15-500+
  • Virtual and In-person options available
  • Sessions can be recorded for internal use
  • Onsite training available globally: North & South America, EMEIA, APAC, LATAM
  • Languages: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian, Mandarin, Arabic, Japanese, and Malay.


Employee recognition is a critical component of a successful organization. It plays a significant role in enhancing job satisfaction, motivation, and productivity. It helps in fostering positive relationships, building a strong company culture, and retaining talented employees.

With this in mind, this training session on has been designed to highlight the importance of recognition and its impact on employees.

Content Outline

During the training session, the following topics will be covered:
  • The definition and types of recognition
  • The benefits of recognition
  • Best practices for recognition: Participants will learn practical tips on how to create effective recognition programs that align with the company’s values and culture.
  • Common mistakes to avoid
  • Measuring the effectiveness of recognition and how to use data to continuously improve them.

Practical exercises

  • Developing a recognition program: Participants will work in groups to develop a recognition program for their respective organizations, considering the company’s culture and values.
  • Identifying recognition opportunities: Individuals will brainstorm and identify specific recognition opportunities that can be implemented in their workplace.
  • Giving effective recognition: Participants will practice giving effective recognition using real-life scenarios and feedback from their peers.


(included in Half-Day sessions)

  • The R.I.S.E model: This framework outlines the four key elements of an effective recognition program: relevant, immediate, specific, and empowering.

  • The A.C.T model: This framework focuses on the different types of recognition and when they are most appropriate: appreciation, celebration, and tangible.

  • The C.A.R.E model: This framework highlights the importance of creating a recognition program that is consistent, authentic, relevant, and engaging.


Implementing effective recognition practices can have a significant impact on employee morale, job satisfaction, and motivation. By implementing the frameworks and exercises learned in this training session, managers can develop and implement recognition programs that foster a workplace culture where employees feel valued and appreciated.

In the future, the organization will see the benefits of recognition, such as improved employee engagement, productivity, and retention rates.