Compliment Sandwich

Compliment Sandwich

A management technique in which one pays an employee a compliment on his/her work, delivers a criticism, and then compliments him/her again. A compliment sandwich is a way to make an employee aware of his/her problems while attempting to preserve his/her morale.
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This is a hard one to resist because it's wrapped up in a compliment sandwich.
This product is designed to sit in the chiller cabinet and compliment sandwich sales in the growing `lunch-on-the-run' market, and has also proved to be a popular lunch box item for adults and children alike.