Why Appreciate

The importance of appreciation

Appreciation & recognition are fundamental human needs. Humans evolved craving for appreciation & praise. Employees respond to appreciation expressed through recognition of their good work. It goes a long way in acknowledging the value of their contribution. When employees and their work are valued, their satisfaction & productivity rise and results in motivation to raise the performance bar.

Praise and recognition are essential to a healthy & vibrant workplace. People want to be recognized, respected and valued for their contribution. Embracing appreciation & recognition as core values for people strategy can act as pillars for organizational goals & success.

One of the most important aspects of employee engagement is if the people feel the organization & managers are truly interested in their wellbeing & happiness. A global study by Towers Watson discovered not more than 40% of people felt engaged enough.

Studies also show above 70% people acknowledge the fact that they are more productive & motivated to put their best efforts when organizations show appreciation by effectively communicating & celebrating good work.