Cafe Classic: Competition Is Good, Except When It’s Not - The Difference between Incentives and Recognition
JANUARY 26, 2018
Editor's Note: Incentives and Recognition are key elements of a total reward portfolio, but they work in different ways and are better suited to different purposes. I’m often asked, “What’s the difference between incentives and recognition? Incentives and recognition are two distinctly different mechanisms that can be used to boost employee productivity, but each has its proper place and time for use. The Difference between Incentives and Recognition.