Suggestion boxes. Long a symbol of corporate America and management cluelessness.
You can almost imagine the various suggestions that have been shoved in that little slot – and the fact that most of those suggestions involved shoving and probably suggested a biological slot. Suggestion boxes are probably one of the last remnants of a bygone management age where rank and file were expected to provide suggestions on improving conditions, improving workflow, improving business outcomes and ensuring that the bathrooms were clean and “management” was supposed to approve them. How nice.
Read the whole post over at Symbolist (an FOT contributor blog).
Paul Hebert is Vice President of Individual Performance Strategy at Creative Group Inc, writer, speaker and consultant. Paul focuses on influencing behaviors and driving business results through employees, channel partners and consumers. He is dedicated to creating true emotional connections often overlooked in our automated, tech-enabled world. Using proven motivational theory, behavioral economics and social psychology he has driven extraordinary company performance for his clients. Paul is widely considered an expert on motivation, incentives, and engagement.