The following titles discuss techniques and strategies for recognizing and appreciating people for the work they do, and provide ideas for managers to motivate their employees.

Indispensable By Monday 

by Larry Myler
techniques and strategies that employees can use to make valuable contributions to the workplace

The Carrot Principle

by Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton
this book describes best practices for appreciating and recognizing people and outlines specific techniques that can be used to motivate and recognize employees


by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, David Maxfield, Ron McMillan and Al Switzler
describes six sources of influence and how to use these factors to create change with individuals and on an organizational level

The Enthusiastic Employee

by David Sirota, Louis Mischkind and Michael Irwin Meltzer
based on extensive research, the authors describe techniques to motivate employees and increase performance