JULY/AUGUST 2009

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FEATURES

Show Appreciation in Good Times & Bad: Our Annual Guide to Business Gifts

Show Appreciation in Good Times & Bad

Our Annual Guide to Business Gifts

Now is not the time to put a stop to business gifts—it’s just a time to ensure your gifts are effective. We’ve got a guide to doing just that, to help you ensure your business gift program has impact.

Time Flies: But Watches Are Always an Effective Incentive

Time Flies

But Watches Are Always an Effective Incentive

Despite the economic downturn, watches are still an effective incentive, motivating men and women of all ages to achieve the results you’ve targeted to ensure your organization’s success. This month we check out some of the latest trends.

Generation Gaps: Another Look at What Drives Motivation

Generation Gaps

Another Look at What Drives Motivation

With four generations currently a part of the workforce, those in charge of motivating and rewarding employees, sales reps and others are challenged to know what’s most effective for their program participants. With one caveat (generalizations about generations can be tricky), we offer some advice.

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GUEST COLUMNS

Find What You Need

Learn, Meet and Mingle at the Motivation Show

You might be tempted to cancel all travel this year, but The Motivation Show offers a lot of bang for your buck: insight into merchandise and travel, industry experts, thought leadership—and much more.

The Risk of No Rewards

Companies that continue to reward, recognize and engage employees and customers—especially in an economic downturn—consistently outperform their competitors who do not.

Don't Underestimate the Market for Luxury Goods

Despite a rough economy, luxury goods, as well as lower price points, will still be a part of the incentive mix. Trends will just shift to fit the times.

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DEPARTMENTS

Case in Point

Soaring to New Heights:
How Engagement & Recognition Help Lead Change at Delta Air Lines

The Insider

A Second Look at Delta