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Overcoming entitlement in reward systems

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Question:
In many reward systems, the benefits that offered to employees from free health care to free professional education make high corporate loyalty and employee retention.

But the problem with most rewards is a feeling of entitlement. They may work for sometime but then you start taking them for granted. How do we overcome this problem? Also, these rewards may invoke loyalty in only some employees but do you think that they have the capacity to do so for everyone and hence the question of universal impact? How do we ensure that a given reward is valued and retains its valence?

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Hi,

"As human resource people see it, entitlement is organizational tuberculosis, a wasting disease that saps energy from the enterprise" (Davenport, 2013, para 1). Entitlement can happen related to reward systems and though some might find the rewards motivating, others may feel they are owed them and this can lead to the "organizational tuberculosis" as stated above. Some of the feelings of ...

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The expert examines overcoming entitlement in reward systems. Corporate loyalty and employee retention is discussed.

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