This slideshow on Inc.com gives seven fun, unique, or unusual ways to make employees feel motivated at work. For instance, consider starting a “mini-CEO” program where employees are made CEO of a particular in-house start-up. This empowers the employee to make their own decisions and take risks. Other ideas include stock ownership programs, do something fun and unexpected (like flash dance parties), or write thank you cards by hand. Little ideas like this can go a long way in making people feel like they are working with special people who are not just in it for the business.
Read the whole article here: http://www.inc.com/ss/7-unusual-ways-motivate-employees