Submitted by David Law on August 29, 2013 - 8:36am
Last revised by Anonymous on March 1, 2014 - 9:30am.
In the results from the recent UCSF Employee Engagement Gallup poll, "Recognition" received the 2nd lowest score of all engagement measures (lowest was having a "Best Friend" at work). Current recognition programs have not been effective and do little to motivate and encourage employees. Peer recognition programs give employees the power to reward one another for doing an amazing job. Peer recognition programs are more effective because employees themselves know who works hard and deserves recognition, since management can’t be everywhere all the time and may not be connected enough to a