Common Challenges Experienced in Attempting to Create a Culture of Appreciation
When managers, supervisors and staff communicate authentic appreciation to one another, good results follow (less conflict, reduced tardiness & absenteeism, lower staff turnover, policies and procedures are more consistently followed, improved customer ratings, etc.) However, creating a culture of appreciation takes time, effort, and the ability to overcome challenges inherent in current work cultures, individuals’ beliefs and attitudes, and past behavior patterns. In this webinar, Dr. White will share common challenges experienced when trying to increase appreciation in the workplace, and successful tips for overcoming these obstacles.
Dr. Paul White is a psychologist, author, speaker, and consultant who makes work
relationships work. He has written articles for and been interviewed by Bloomberg’s Business Week,
CNN/Fortune.com, Entrepreneur.com, Fast Company, FoxBusiness.com, Huffington Post LIVE, U.S.
News and World Report, and Yahoo! Finance.
As a speaker and trainer, Dr. White has taught around the world, including North America, Europe,South America, Asia, and the Caribbean. His expertise has been requested by Microsoft, Miller Coors,NASA, the Million Dollar Round Table, the Milken Institute, DIRECTV, the Salvation Army, Princeton University, Dartmouth College, Napa Valley Community Foundation, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, and numerous other national organizations.
Dr. White is the coauthor of three books including, The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace, written with Dr. Gary Chapman (author of the #1 NY Times bestseller, The 5 Love
Languages). Based on their extensive research and expertise, Dr. White and Dr. Chapman have developed a unique way for organizations to motivate employees that leads to increased job satisfaction, higher employee performance and enhanced levels of trust. Their Motivating by
Appreciation Inventory and Appreciation at Work training resources have been used by numerous corporations, colleges and universities, medical facilities, schools, non-profit organizations, and government agencies.