In the Disney movie Wreck-it Ralph*, the bad guy is great at his job, but gets no recognition for it - in fact, he's shunned by his co-workers. While everyone else gets to party in the executive suite, Ralph is ignored and criticised. Sometimes roles that are critical to our business strategy aren't glamorous. Are you recognising the top performers in all your critical roles, or only the "sexy" ones?
* One of the great things about being a parent is that you get to watch kids' movies. One of the great things about being a blogger is that you get to watch them again.
Wreck-it Ralph is copyrighted by Walt Disney Studios (2012). Its' use here qualifies as fair use under US and International copyright law.
- Review: Wreck It Ralph (kidmania.wordpress.com)
- The (Fake) True Story Of The Wreck-It Ralph High Score Wars (kotaku.com.au)
- All your employees want is Recognition (Tarun Gill)