According to one survey, lack of recognition is a big reason companies lose good employees. One expert says that recognition is one area where management often falls short. It should be easy, he says, but it isn’t. One challenge is that many managers aren’t good communicators, and others are hesitant to praise employees. Perhaps they are unsure what is too much or too little praise, so they say nothing. However, HR can help managers understand that meaningful recognition is basically just simple, direct, honest, and personalized; and it is delivered in a timely fashion. Read the full article.