Creating a Culture of Appreciation

Course Code: 2325

Research shows that when appreciation is missing from the workplace, employees may feel they do not belong. As a result, they might undermine the work of others or look for other job opportunities. If they stay, they’re more likely to experience symptoms of burnout. Alternatively, when there is a culture of appreciation, employees are more likely to stay in their position and have lower stress levels, greater job satisfaction higher engagement, and increased productivity. This course teaches you the basic principles to create a culture of appreciation so that your team feels seen, heard, and valued.

Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the difference between recognition and appreciation.
  • Articulate what helps others feel seen, heard, and valued.
  • Use basic principles to create a culture of appreciation in your workplace.
  • Differentiate between what people do and who they are on a human level.
  • Recognize the importance of listening and collecting feedback when shifting culture.
  • Understand how the stress response system responds favorably to appreciation.

Intended Audience:  Leaders, managers, and supervisors. This course is especially effective when a team can share the experience.