Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
Why Are Managers andSupervisors So Stingy    with Praise?        This slide deck was inspired by a conversation by        ...
One day, a wise man asked,   Why are   managers and   supervisors so   stingy with   praise?
He heard many answers                                People are                                managers,                  ...
I don’t know...!?Can I go back to mycomputer now?Please?
Research says…Under Theory X, managementview workers as lazy andignorant. Thus, the strategy is to            Thecreate an...
The man traveled far and wide in search of an answer
Finally…
Please, I have   I’m sorry. Thetraveled the     guru is inworld. I must    retreat. Nosee the          one is allowedmanag...
Maybe acouple ofminutes.
I know of that whichyou seek.
I have a great gift foryou. Use it wisely.
Back at his desk, the man pondered how to apply the wiseIdeas of the ancient text to the complex world of today’s workplace
During a company retreat, the man presentedall the cutting edge information he could findon the benefits of praise and pos...
T-shirts were given out                                          I come                                          with     ...
Back in the office, posters were displayed           I am not necessarily aware           of my good aspects.           Fe...
Artwork                   thanks to                  Gavin Wedell                  doodleslide.comSherlock   .com
Why Are Managers and Supervisors So Stingy With Praise?
Why Are Managers and Supervisors So Stingy With Praise?
Why Are Managers and Supervisors So Stingy With Praise?
Why Are Managers and Supervisors So Stingy With Praise?
Why Are Managers and Supervisors So Stingy With Praise?
Why Are Managers and Supervisors So Stingy With Praise?
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Why Are Managers and Supervisors So Stingy With Praise?

695 views

Published on

This presentation is a fun response inspired by a conversation on LinkedIn asking why managers and supervisors are so stingy with praise.

Published in: Business
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Why Are Managers and Supervisors So Stingy With Praise?

  1. 1. Why Are Managers andSupervisors So Stingy with Praise? This slide deck was inspired by a conversation by The Linked2Leadership group on LinkedIn – credit to David Witt who posted the question and all the creative voices that offered their thoughts.
  2. 2. One day, a wise man asked, Why are managers and supervisors so stingy with praise?
  3. 3. He heard many answers People are managers, not leaders. Why should I praise them? They’re doing what We lack they’re paid to do. genuine leaders. Too much praise spoils. People are raised in praise People may see stingy environments so they you as weak never learn how. and take advantage.
  4. 4. I don’t know...!?Can I go back to mycomputer now?Please?
  5. 5. Research says…Under Theory X, managementview workers as lazy andignorant. Thus, the strategy is to Thecreate an environment to forcepeople to work. competition isTheory Y assumes anintelligent, imaginative and attacking!!energetic workforce. Therefore, aTheory Y manager therefore issimply to find out what the GO!,workforce needs in order to do agood job. people, GO!!
  6. 6. The man traveled far and wide in search of an answer
  7. 7. Finally…
  8. 8. Please, I have I’m sorry. Thetraveled the guru is inworld. I must retreat. Nosee the one is allowedmanagement to disturb him.guru.
  9. 9. Maybe acouple ofminutes.
  10. 10. I know of that whichyou seek.
  11. 11. I have a great gift foryou. Use it wisely.
  12. 12. Back at his desk, the man pondered how to apply the wiseIdeas of the ancient text to the complex world of today’s workplace
  13. 13. During a company retreat, the man presentedall the cutting edge information he could findon the benefits of praise and positiveculture in the workplace: Profit Company Culture Employee Engagement
  14. 14. T-shirts were given out I come with crap; I come love me with anyway crap; love me I may not anyway I come know what I may not I’m good at – feel know what with free to I’m good at – crap; remind me - often feel free to love me remind me - anyway often
  15. 15. Back in the office, posters were displayed I am not necessarily aware of my good aspects. Feel free to remind me – often
  16. 16. Artwork thanks to Gavin Wedell doodleslide.comSherlock .com

×