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ERIC Number: ED495538
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Dec-7
Pages: 216
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-4129-1337-9
Looking Forward to Monday Morning: Ideas for Recognition and Appreciation Activities and Fun Things to Do at Work for Educators
Hodges, Diane
Corwin Press
In this book, a former human resources director and school administrator, shares numerous staff appreciation and recognition activities that can be implemented to promote a positive environment and inspire staff members to look forward to the beginning of each new week. This insightful text presents low-cost, fun ideas that will help staff members: experience concrete recognition for hard work and accomplishments; increase productivity and job longevity; exercise creativity during meetings, holidays, and lunchtime; and participate in their own success while encouraging the growth and success of others. This book has four parts. Part I, Appreciation and Recognition, contains: (1) Group Recognition--Formal Activities; (2) Group Recognition--Informal Activities; and (3) Individual Recognition. Part II, Fun Ways to Spend Work Days, continues with: (4) From the Beginning; (5) Through the Day; and (6) To the End and Beyond. Part III, Celebrating with Coworkers, then presents: (7) Caring and Sharing; and (8) Celebrating Holidays. Part IV, Celebrate Yourself, concludes with: (9) Appreciate Yourself. An index is also included.
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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