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The Carrot Principle: How the Best Managers Use Recognition to Engage Their People, Retain Talent, and Accelerate Performance

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Since its original publication in 2007, the andlt;iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt; bestseller andlt;iandgt;The Carrot Principleandlt;/iandgt; has received rave reviews in andlt;iandgt;The Wall Street Journalandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Fortuneandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;The New York Timesandlt;/iandgt;, and has helped a host of managers to energize their teams, and companies to dramatically boost their business results. The book was even adopted by the prestigious FranklinCovey International training and consulting group for its leadership training. This updated edition couldn't come at a better time, as the economic downturn requires us all to come up with creative and cost-effective ways to stimulate growth and productivity. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Revealing the groundbreaking results of one of the most in-depth management studies ever undertaken, andlt;iandgt;The Carrot Principleandlt;/iandgt; shows definitively that the central characteristic of the most successful managers is that they provide their employees with frequent and effective recognition. With independent results from HealthStream Research, and analysis by bestselling leadership experts Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton, this breakthrough study of 200,000 people over ten years found dramatically greater business results when managers offered constructive praise and meaningful rewards in ways that powerfully motivated employees to excel. These managers lead with carrots, not sticks, and in doing so achieve higher: andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; - Productivity andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; - Engagement andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; - Retention andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; In a new chapter, Gostick and Elton report on the results of an extensive study, conducted by leading research authority Towers Perrin, that confirms the extraordinary effectiveness of the Carrot Principle approach all around the globe. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Drawing on case studies from leading companies including Disney, DHL, KPMG, and Pepsi Bottling Group, Gostick and Elton show how the key to recognition andlt;iandgt;done rightandlt;/iandgt; is combining it with four other core traits of effective leadership. Gostick and Elton walk readers through exactly how to use the simple but powerful methods they have discovered all great managers use to provide their employees with this effective recognition, which can be learned easily and will produce immediate results. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Great recognition can be done in a matter of moments — and it doesn't take budget-busting amounts of money. Following these simple steps will make you a high-performance leader and take your team to a new level of achievement.

Synopsis:

Based on an extensive management study, the bestselling authors of "A Carrot a Day" and "The 24-Carrot Manager" show how great managers use constructive praise and recognition to motivate their workforces.

Synopsis:

Since its original publication in 2007, the New York Times bestseller The Carrot Principle has received rave reviews in The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, and The New York Times, and has helped a host of managers to energize their teams, and companies to dramatically boost their business results. The book was even adopted by the prestigious FranklinCovey International training and consulting group for its leadership training. This updated edition couldn't come at a better time, as the economic downturn requires us all to come up with creative and cost-effective ways to stimulate growth and productivity.

Revealing the groundbreaking results of one of the most in-depth management studies ever undertaken, The Carrot Principle shows definitively that the central characteristic of the most successful managers is that they provide their employees with frequent and effective recognition. With independent results from HealthStream Research, and analysis by bestselling leadership experts Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton, this breakthrough study of 200,000 people over ten years found dramatically greater business results when managers offered constructive praise and meaningful rewards in ways that powerfully motivated employees to excel. These managers lead with carrots, not sticks, and in doing so achieve higher:

- Productivity

- Engagement

- Retention

In a new chapter, Gostick and Elton report on the results of an extensive study, conducted by leading research authority Towers Perrin, that confirms the extraordinary effectiveness of the Carrot Principle approach all around the globe.

Drawing on case studies from leading companies including Disney, DHL, KPMG, and Pepsi Bottling Group, Gostick and Elton show how the key to recognition done right is combining it with four other core traits of effective leadership. Gostick and Elton walk readers through exactly how to use the simple but powerful methods they have discovered all great managers use to provide their employees with this effective recognition, which can be learned easily and will produce immediate results.

Great recognition can be done in a matter of moments — and it doesn't take budget-busting amounts of money. Following these simple steps will make you a high-performance leader and take your team to a new level of achievement.

Synopsis:

Chester Elton is coauthor of the bestselling Carrot books, a popular lecturer on motivation, and an influential voice in global workplace trends. He is O.C. Tanner's lead recognition consultant and researcher and works with numerous Fortune 100 clients.

About the Author

Adrian Gostick is the former leader of O. C. Tanner Company’s recognition training and publishing practice. He continues to work as a speaker for the program as well as the business. His books The 24-Carrot Manager and A Carrot A Day are sold in more than fifty countries around the world. Learn more at adriangostick.com. Chester Elton is coauthor of the bestselling Carrot books, a popular lecturer on motivation, and an influential voice in global workplace trends. He was previously O.C. Tanner’s lead recognition consultant and researcher and works with numerous Fortune 100 clients. Subscribe to his weekly podcasts at chesterelton.com

Product Details

ISBN:
9781439149171
Author:
Gostick, Adrian
Publisher:
Free Press
Author:
Elton, Chester
Author:
Gostick, Adrian Robert
Subject:
Management - General
Subject:
Leadership
Subject:
Business Communication - General
Subject:
Management
Subject:
Employee motivation
Subject:
Business management
Subject:
the carrot principle, all in gostick, management, top management books, adrian gostick
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Reissue
Publication Date:
20090431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
b+w illus; 2 color t/o
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 14.7 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Based on an extensive management study, the bestselling authors of "A Carrot a Day" and "The 24-Carrot Manager" show how great managers use constructive praise and recognition to motivate their workforces.
"Synopsis" by , Since its original publication in 2007, the New York Times bestseller The Carrot Principle has received rave reviews in The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, and The New York Times, and has helped a host of managers to energize their teams, and companies to dramatically boost their business results. The book was even adopted by the prestigious FranklinCovey International training and consulting group for its leadership training. This updated edition couldn't come at a better time, as the economic downturn requires us all to come up with creative and cost-effective ways to stimulate growth and productivity.

Revealing the groundbreaking results of one of the most in-depth management studies ever undertaken, The Carrot Principle shows definitively that the central characteristic of the most successful managers is that they provide their employees with frequent and effective recognition. With independent results from HealthStream Research, and analysis by bestselling leadership experts Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton, this breakthrough study of 200,000 people over ten years found dramatically greater business results when managers offered constructive praise and meaningful rewards in ways that powerfully motivated employees to excel. These managers lead with carrots, not sticks, and in doing so achieve higher:

- Productivity

- Engagement

- Retention

In a new chapter, Gostick and Elton report on the results of an extensive study, conducted by leading research authority Towers Perrin, that confirms the extraordinary effectiveness of the Carrot Principle approach all around the globe.

Drawing on case studies from leading companies including Disney, DHL, KPMG, and Pepsi Bottling Group, Gostick and Elton show how the key to recognition done right is combining it with four other core traits of effective leadership. Gostick and Elton walk readers through exactly how to use the simple but powerful methods they have discovered all great managers use to provide their employees with this effective recognition, which can be learned easily and will produce immediate results.

Great recognition can be done in a matter of moments — and it doesn't take budget-busting amounts of money. Following these simple steps will make you a high-performance leader and take your team to a new level of achievement.

"Synopsis" by , Chester Elton is coauthor of the bestselling Carrot books, a popular lecturer on motivation, and an influential voice in global workplace trends. He is O.C. Tanner's lead recognition consultant and researcher and works with numerous Fortune 100 clients.
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