posted Oct 8, 2013, 2:32 AM by Abdallah Absi
According to Recognition Professionals International (RPI):

Recognition is an after-the-fact display of appreciation or acknowledgment of an individual or team's desired behavior, effort, or business result that supports the organization's goals and values.

Whether it is Receiving a reward, celebrating a success or earning an incentive for reaching a goal all are ways of recognition.