Revitalizing your recognition program

By Adrian Gostick
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 04/10/2001

You say you’re the outdoors type? Then imagine yourself flying through the hills on a lightweight 18-speed Trek mountain bike.

Or maybe your home is your castle. Then imagine the peaceful chime of a beautiful Howard Miller mantle clock echoing softly through your living room.

From camcorders to watches, from treadmills to jewelry, and even inflatable kayaks, awards capture the imagination. And study after study shows that an appealing, tangible award is much more effective than cash as a motivator of employees.