The main purpose of reward management is to provide interest and motivation to employees. When interested, workers are more dedicated to maintaining a high level of performance. When motivated by some type of reward or compensation, production, performance and work quality improve.
The rewards used do not need to be monetary. It is important that the reward is something desired by the employees. Skill development and better career choices are highly prized rewards in some career fields. To be properly effective, the rewards must be based on performance. As an employee reaches specific goals, some type of reward given will motivate others to reach the goal too. The one reaching the goal will want to continue to the next reward level, knowing they are real and attainable. Reward management is also a tool used to recruit highly professional employees. The benefits package available is an important aspect to finding good employees and to keeping them. An effective reward management system involves the company being transparent on as many of its operations as possible. When employees understand what a company is doing, and why, they are more likely to work toward goals and to help the company to achieve its desired growth and profit.