The Carrot Principle by Adrian Gostick audiobook

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

By Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton
Read by Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton

Simon & Schuster Audio
5.42 Hours 1
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Stick Management is out. Carrot management is in! The Carrot Principle offers proven strategies to help recognize and motivate your valued employees. 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.

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A New York Times bestseller

Stick Management is out. Carrot management is in! The Carrot Principle offers proven strategies to help recognize and motivate your valued employees.

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.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Gostick and Elton are the undisputed thought leaders in employee motivation and recognition. In The Carrot Principle, they not only provide the statistical proof that recognition will drive business results, but show how great organizations are using these tools to inspire performance. John Mullen, Global Chief Executive Officer, DHL Express
The Carrot Principle is a must-read for those who look to accelerate the performance of their organization with an engaged workforce. Gostick and Elton are right on the mark that the power of recognition is the key to winning with your people and your customers.”  Ron Nelson, Chairman & CEO, Avis Budget Group, Inc. 
The Carrot Principle not only shows you why, but also how to use recognition and appreciation. This book, as part of your overall operating strategy, will help in obtaining and maintaining a highly motivated workforce that will drive your business toward success.”  Harry Paul, coauthor of Fish! A Remarkable Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results 
“Gostick and Elton are the undisputed thought leaders in employee motivation and recognition. In The Carrot Principle, they not only provide the statistical proof that recognition will drive business results, but show how great organizations are using these tools to inspire performance.”  John Mullen, Global Chief Executive Officer, DHL Express 
“To succeed in today's ultra-competitive workplace, it is imperative that you have highly motivated people. The Carrot Principle provides managers with an exceptional tool to recognize people for their contributions to your success while outlining a process to perpetuate a culture of recognition throughout your entire organization.”  Corey A. Griffin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Boston Company Asset Management LLC 

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Author Bio: Adrian Gostick

Author Bio: Adrian Gostick

Adrian Gostick is the bestselling author of All In and The Carrot Principle and other guides on workplace strategy and employee engagement. His books have been translated into thirty languages and have sold 1.5 million copies around the world. In addition to writing and teaching, he is co-founder with Chester Elton of the training company The Culture Works. He has appeared on NBC’s Today Show and CNN and is often quoted in the Economist, Newsweek, and Wall Street Journal.

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Author Bio: Chester Elton

Author Bio: Chester Elton

Chester Elton is vice president of performance at the O. C. Tanner Company and a popular public speaker. He has been the subject of feature articles in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal, and he has spoken on the subject of employee recognition and motivation on ABC, CNBC, and NPR. He is coauthor, with Adrian Gostick, of the Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek bestseller A Carrot a Day and The 24-Carrot Manager.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 5.42
Audience: Adult
Language: English