Regular price: $20.97

Membership details Membership details
  • A 30-day trial plus your first audiobook, free.
  • 1 credit/month after trial – good for any book, any price.
  • Easy exchanges – swap any book you don’t love.
  • Keep your audiobooks, even if you cancel.
  • After your trial, Audible is just $14.95/month.
Select or Add a new payment method

Buy Now with 1 Credit

By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Buy Now for $20.97

Pay using card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Publisher's Summary

Find out how the best managers use recognition to engage their people, retain talent, and accelerate performance. The Carrot Principle reveals the groundbreaking results of one of the most in-depth management studies ever undertaken, showing definitively that the most successful managers provide their employees with frequent and effective recognition. Drawing on case studies from leading companies, including Disney, DHL, KPMG, and Pepsi Bottling Group, best-selling authors Gostick and Elton show how the transformative power of purpose-based recognition produces astonishing results. And they show how great managers motivate employees to excel by offering constructive praise and meaningful rewards, and in doing so achieve higher productivity, engagement, retention, and customer satisfaction.
This exceptional program, sure to become a modern-day classic, presents the simple steps to becoming a Carrot Principle manager and building a recognition culture in your organization. Following these steps will make you a high-performance leader and take your team to a new level of achievement.
PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.; Download the accompanying reference guide.
©2007 O.C. Tanner Company. All rights reserved (P)2007 Simon and Schuster Inc. All rights reserved.
Show More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful
3 out of 5 stars
By Ed on 05-29-12

Not bad, but not enough examples

Would you try another book from Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton and/or Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton ?

Probably not

Has The Carrot Principle turned you off from other books in this genre?

No, on the contrary, if you are looking to believe in the concept of employee recognition, they give plenty of numbers and studies that back up the idea the recognizing and rewarding employees is the way to go, however, I found the words 'study', 'research', were way overused. I just wanted to know how to do it better than I am already doing.

Read More Hide me

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Peter on 01-16-12

fantastic listen

If you could sum up The Carrot Principle in three words, what would they be?

Informative inspiring thought provoking

What other book might you compare The Carrot Principle to and why?

This book is similar to the referral machine.

Any additional comments?

I need to listen to this one again. Its a constant barrage of good ideas, and you can't really take it all in in one listen. Too much good info!

Read More Hide me
See all Reviews
© Copyright 1997 - 2018 Audible, Inc