Articles Tagged with 'compliance'

Get Compliant, Not Complacent

April 07, 2014
CUNA Lending Compliance School offers in-depth instruction in all lending disciplines. READ MORE

Can CUs Serve the Budding Marijuana Industry?

April 01, 2014
Until marijuana-related businesses are legal at the federal level, CUs may be taking a great risk by serving them. READ MORE

Solve Compliance Issues Before They Happen

April 01, 2014
CUNA Regulatory Compliance School addresses the complex regulatory environment. READ MORE

Stay Current With Leg/Reg Updates

March 25, 2014
CUNA's weekly Legislative Update and Regulatory Advocacy Report keep you informed. READ MORE

Agency Offers Guidance on Social Media Compliance

March 24, 2014
FFIEC highlights potential legal, reputational, and operational risks. READ MORE

A Road Map for Social Media Compliance

March 14, 2014
Your should implement risk management programs that allow you to identify, measure, monitor, and control the following risks related to social media READ MORE

Examining Risk

March 01, 2014
Risk is the four-letter word first and foremost in every regulator’s mind. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: Currency Transaction Reports

March 01, 2014
Under what circumstances does my CU have to fill out a CTR? READ MORE

Fear Your Members

February 05, 2014
Assess the risk of litigation in your business decisions and compliance efforts. READ MORE

Compliance Q&A: Regulation B Loan Approvals

February 01, 2014
Does Regulation B require loan approvals to be in writing? READ MORE

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Great article! Unfortunately, most employees don’t feel valued or appreciated by their supervisors or employers. In fact, research has shown that the predominant reason team members quit their jobs is because they don’t feel valued. This is in spite of the fact that employee recognition programs have proliferated in the workplace – over 90% of all organizations in the U.S. has some form of employee recognition activities in place. But most employee recognition programs are viewed with skepticism and cynicism – because they aren’t viewed as being genuine in their communication of appreciation. Getting the “employee of the month” award, receiving a certificate of recognition, or a “Way to go, team!” email just don’t get the job done. How do you communicate authentic appreciation? We have found people have different ways that they want to be shown appreciation, and if you don’t communicate in the language of appreciation important to them, you essentially “miss the mark”. Additionally, employees need to receive recognition more than once a year at their performance review. Otherwise, they view the praise as “going through the motions”. A third component of authentic appreciation is that the communication has to be about them personally – not the department, not their group, but something they did. Finally, they have to believe that you mean what you say. How you treat them has to match the words you use. If you are not sure how your team members want to be shown appreciation, the Motivating By Appreciation Inventory (www.appreciationatwork.com/assess) will identify the language of appreciation and specific actions preferred by each employee. You then can create a group profile for your team, so everyone knows how to encourage one another. Remember, employees want to know that they are valued for what they contribute to the success of the organization. And communicating authentic appreciation in the ways they desire it can make the difference between keeping your quality team members or having a negative work environment that everyone wants to leave. Paul White, Ph.D., is the co-author of The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace with Dr. Gary Chapman.

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