Team recognition shines the spotlight on a group of individuals rather than just one person. However, team recognition honors multiple contributors rather than just one individual.
When they present to a team, award presenters tend to generalize their comments without personally recognizing each member for their unique contribution. Don’t make this critical mistake! It is imperative that presenters recognize both the individuals on the team one at a time and the team as a unit.
The Corporate Executive Board (CEB) is a group of professionals from a variety of fields including, human resources, legal, finance, information technology, sales, and marketing. CEB delivers data and tools, along with best practices to over 120,000 executives on a regular basis. This organization has outlined the following four common mistakes to avoid when recognizing a team.