This book will give you the tools to improve staff morale, create a more positive workplace, and increase employee engagement. Even before I knew that the 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace book existed, I've had conversations with co-workers about how you could apply these languages in the workplace. Take your team to the next level by applying The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace. The former is read by Gary Chapman, with his warmth, humility and wit coming out in his voice, while this one sounds like it is read by a news anchor. I currently find myself in a place where appreciation is few and far between, and the st This is definitely something every organization, especially non-profits or places where employees earn smaller wages, should read! It could probably be condensed into a couple of chapters or written as a long magazine article. They even stopped buying cookies once a year their old way of showing employee appreciation because they said that if every government office did that across the nation, it would literally cost millions of dollars.
Based on the 1 New York Times best seller The 5 Love Languages, Dr. I received a digital copy of this book from netgalley. All thoughts are my own. I think this same information could be included as a chapter in the five love languages or in a long article and not need to be a separate book. The authors provide tools for how to assess what motivates individual employees in the workplace. This book is a great resource for both management and everyday workers to find a common language to show that they appreciate the work that they do.
White has also spoken and consulted in Europe, Central Asia, the Caribbean, and South America. With that said, there are a number of things they could have added or mentioned to make this book a little more valuable. For more information, please contact us at or visit his website,. If you are like me, as you get deeper into reading this book you will begin to notice the different languages of appreciation your co-workers speak every day whether they are aware of it or not. Gary Chapman's Five Love Languages my favorite , and then the Five Love Languages of God second favorite to know how to worship and fo I am doing both audiobook and eBook version on Overdrive. This is because you and your co-workers are speaking different languages.
And there were indeed a number of suggestions contained in the book that made good sense. This book will give you the tools to improve staff morale, create a more positive workplace, and increase employee engagement. As with many books on personality, this book requires the use of an instrument test to determine your type. I liked a few of the examples - even highlighted 2 of them to share with a specific co-worker. The assessment identifies a person's preferred languages of appreciation to help you apply the book.
In The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace , Dr. Applying the concepts of The 5 Love Languages to work is a bit challenging but Chapman and White make it easy to relate to the examples of how to understand how people accept appreciation and respect at work. The assessment identifies a person's preferred languages of appreciation to help you apply the book. Chapman also serves as senior associate pastor at Calvary Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The title says it all.
However, it was at least twice as long as it needed to be, with a lot of unneccesary repetition. I read the original book for marriages plus the one for teens. Well since I just started working, I wanted to know more about how I can not be a burden to my colleagues especially since I'm fresh from college and everything is just so new to me. This book will teach you how to improve job satisfaction, create more positive relationships between managers and employees, and decrease burnout rates. This book was helpful but I think it would have been just as good as a blog post. However, it was at least twice as long as it needed to be, with a lot of unneccesary repetition. I currently find myself in a place where appreciation is few and far between, and the stress is overwhelming staff.
There are many examples and later in the book, challenges to overcome. There are valuable statistics shared about how being appreciated is the 1 factor in job satisfaction - higher than pay. So while there is some good information here, I thought the book was overly long. Copies Location Call 1 of 2 Bellevue - Adult Non-Fiction 658. However, if you're like me and searching for ways to show your colleagues that you appreciate them, it's worth a flip through - even if you have to resist the urge to make all of them take the inventory so you just know their language. In addition to serving businesses, families and organizations across the U. His own life experiences, plus over forty years of pastoring and marriage counseling, led him to publish his first book in the Love Language series, The 5 Love Languages®: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate.
Great summation of all the love languages and how they can be used in the workplace to show appreciation. Its principles about human behavior have helped businesses, non-profits, hospitals, schools, government agencies, and organizations with remote workers. There ar Great summation of all the love languages and how they can be used in the workplace to show appreciation. Is appreciation communicated regularly at your workplace? It briefly compares and contrasts related concepts such as recognition. Abstract: This book is designed to help supervisors and managers effectively communicate appreciation and encouragement to their employees, resulting in higher levels of job satisfaction, healthier relationships between managers and employees, and decreased cases of burnout. Since the success of his first book, Dr.
Millions of readers credit this continual 1 New York Times bestseller with saving their marriages by showing them simple and practical ways to communicate their love to their partner. But with a motive to know what language I can best show my appreciation for them. Reduce cynicism and create a more positive work environment. Paul White will help you: Express genuine appreciation to co-workers and staff, even on a tight budget. Take your team to the next level by applying The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace. It is easy to read and understand and does not require a background in psychology or management to be useful and understood. There are definite problems in any workplace on feeling appreciated and I could see that in each of the jobs I have held.