Do YOU feel valued for the work you do as a nurse? And if you're a supervisor, how do you support and reward your hard-working staff so they feel genuinely appreciated? Check out these practical suggestions in the article, Unhappy? Low Morale? Try The Five Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace, free from The Journal of Christian Nursing, July-September 2012. CE credits are available.
"Each of us wants to know that what we are doing matters, that we matter," says author Paul White. "Without a sense of being valued by others, employees start to feel they are being used like a commodity, not viewed as a person." When employees do not feel valued, the results are predictable. They may complain, feel unmotivated or look for another job.
JCN Editor Kathy Schoonover-Shoffner says, "You'll discover the languages of appreciation are easy, fun, don't cost money, and are especially helpful for managers! I hope you'll take the time to read this outstanding article and start changing your workplace.
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