12. Motivate Gen Y by not Giving us a Trophy

  1. Jason Ryan Dorsey

Published Online: 8 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118271803.ch12

Y-Size Your Business: How Gen Y Employees Can Save You Money and Grow Your Business

Y-Size Your Business: How Gen Y Employees Can Save You Money and Grow Your Business

How to Cite

Dorsey, J. R. (2009) Motivate Gen Y by not Giving us a Trophy, in Y-Size Your Business: How Gen Y Employees Can Save You Money and Grow Your Business, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118271803.ch12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 2 NOV 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470505564

Online ISBN: 9781118271803

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Keywords:

  • motivate;
  • Gen Y;
  • trophy;
  • 30 minutes;
  • Steve Fleming;
  • Ceridian Canada

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Best Awards Programs Inspire all four Generations

  • The Best Gen Y Motivation is Personal

  • Motivate Gen Y by Giving us What We Really Want (The Best Part: It Will Likely Save you Money!)

  • The Best Motivators can be Cheap and Easy

  • Motivate Gen Y in Ways we Truly Value

  • Provide Motivation that Drives the Performance You Want

  • Ask and Ye Shall Motivate

  • Start with a List of Options

  • Motivation by the Numbers

  • Create a Timeline for Rewards and Provide the Clock

  • Recognition: It's Like Looking Great at Your 20-Year High School Reunion

  • Catch us Working—and Tell Someone who Cares

  • Other Meaningful Ways to Recognize Employees

  • Acknowledge Exceptional Effort

  • A Welcome Visit from the Police

  • Y-Size Questions