Root Inc. Launches New Mobile Application Designed to Encourage Change Advocates

SYLVANIA, Ohio – 16 April 2018 – Root Inc., a change consulting company, today announced the availability of a new mobile application that helps organizations sustain the new behaviors, values, or attitudes they want their people to demonstrate at work. The Root Recognition App gives organizations an easy and fun way to encourage and incorporate ongoing recognition into their culture.

“We help our clients build organizational change movements. Creating an organizational movement must begin with the individual and it isn’t a one-and-done process. Building that movement and sustaining it over time involves a focus on ensuring that the new behaviors and processes continue past the initial focus,” said Rich Berens, president of Root Inc. “When leaders weave ongoing recognition into their culture to celebrate early adopters who are living that desired change, they’re more likely to see that change last.”

Many organizations focus recognition initiatives on tenure, but that approach doesn’t create the change movement, build engagement, or support the shift in behaviors desired by leaders. Still, research supports the need for recognition:

  • “The State of Employee Recognition,” conducted in 2012 by Bersin by Deloitte, found that companies with recognition programs that improve employee engagement levels have a 31 percent lower voluntary turnover rate.
  • 2014 Employee Engagement Report from Globoforce stated that 44 percent of employees give peer-to-peer recognition when they have an easy tool to do so, but only 14 percent of companies are supplying these tools.

More Information

Please contact Root at info@rootinc.com to discuss the right recognition and sustainment strategy for your organization today.

About Root Inc.

The world’s most respected organizations partner with Root Inc. to realize positive change. We activate, motivate, and inspire people to accelerate the speed of change through a combination of disruptive methods, storytelling, and interactive experiences. Root’s process of defining the future, building an organizational movement and creating lasting change is backed by proven research and evolved over 25 years. A bold culture and international reputation for results has attracted two out of every three of the Fortune 50 to work with Root. Change starts at rootinc.com.

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