Engagement: The Key to Changing your Safety Culture

by Phil La Duke
Reprinted from Fabricating & Metalworking Magazine

The most important book on worker safety of the 21st century may already have been written, and it’s not about worker safety. I’ve been reading the recently released book, Carrots and Sticks Don’t Work: Build a Culture of Employee Engagement with the Principles of RESPECT™ by Dr. Paul Marciano, and it struck me that what he is talking about transcends organizational development in a general sense and hits a bulls-eye on some points that many of the purveyors of safety culture products miss completely.  >>Read Article


Carrots and Sticks Don’t Cut It At Work

by Bart Jackson
Reprinted from the April 20, 2011, issue of U.S. 1 Newspaper

Makes sense. If you want a donkey, or an employee, to move in one direction, just dangle a tasty carrot ahead of him in the direction of that goal and he’ll move toward it. Adding a little prod with the stick from behind entices him to keep moving on that path with alacrity. Read Article >>


Carrots and Sticks Don’t Work: Making Employee Engagement Easy

by Ivana Taylor
Reprinted from the November 21, 2010, issue of Small Business Trends

What do Aretha Franklin and your employees have in common? They both need a little R-E-S-P-E-C-T to get the job done.

Come to think of it, handing out a little respect to employees, customers, suppliers, spouses and friends just seems like something that we all should have learned in kindergarten. But apparently, that doesn’t seem to be the case. Read Article>>


Employee Engagement: It’s All About RESPECT

by Vincent Alonzo
Reprinted from the October 4, 2010, issue of Incentive Magazine

Dr. Paul Marciano, Ph.D., is the president of Whiteboard, a human relations consulting firm that helps organizations manage and grow the potential of their employees. Dr. Marciano has just published a book, Carrots and Sticks Don’t Work, (McGraw-Hill), which offers a road map for building a culture of employee engagement through trust, accountability, and, most importantly, respect. Read Article >>