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About Derek Irvine

Author photoDerek Irvine is an internationally minded management professional with over 20 years of experience helping global companies set a higher ambition for global strategic employee recognition, leading workshops, strategy meetings and industry sessions around the world. His articles on fostering and managing a culture of appreciation through strategic recognition have been published in Businessweek, Workspan and HR Management. He is currently Head of Strategic Consulting for Globoforce and splits his time between Dublin, Montreal and Boston. Follow Derek on Twitter at @globoforce.

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Posts by Derek Irvine

The Importance of Recognition Done Right

Submitted by Derek Irvine on March 21st, 2011

What do you think are the basic elements for using praise and recognition in your workplace to help raise employee motivation and productivity? Read what Derek Irvine has to say to find out.

Posted in Communication, Performance | Comments (0)

Global Integration of People Systems Delivers More to Your Bottom Line

Submitted by Derek Irvine on March 13th, 2011

Why should you care if your talent management systems and programs align with your company values and strategic objectives? Simple – you’ll see a much higher return on equity (ROE). Learn three things you need to be doing with your talent systems to ensure maximum benefit.

Posted in Change, Performance, Talent | Comments (0)

People Are Not Cogs in a Machine

Submitted by Derek Irvine on March 9th, 2011

Individuals bring much more to your workplace than their skill or ability. When we lose an employee, either through actual leaving the workplace or just disengagement in the work, we lose all they bring with their networks and interactions on a daily basis.

Posted in Performance, Talent | Comments (0)

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