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Employee of the Month Programs: Why Most Fail & How to Make Yours Succeed

You know what I’m talking about. Most of us have experienced them first hand. That often cheesy employee of the month recognition program that pops its head up every now and then, generates next to no ROI and almost always fails to achieve any of its intended engagement outcomes. Don’t be fooled by the name. We’ve seen Employee of the Month programs marketed as everything from “Winning Ways” to the “Above and Beyond Award”. Underneath it all, they have the same common elements: A prize awarded periodically to an employee determined by a person or group of people.

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