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Peer- to-Peer Recognition – To Have or Not to Have?

Posted by David Chittock on Jul 22, 2014 1:57:38 PM

So What is The Truth About Peer-To Peer?

There’s been a lot of buzz in recent years about adding a Peer- to-Peer Recognition component to your recognition program, particularly in the light of the social media phenomena.  There are those who say that it’s a valuable adjunct to your program; an excellent tool for improving motivation.  There are others that say it flatly doesn’t work and just not worth it.  Some say you don’t have to have an award component, just an acknowledgement from one employee to another is sufficient.  And then some say that without a monetary or gift award, the activity is pointless and meaningless.  Some say it has to be anonymous; others that the identity of the nominator is mandatory. So what’s a smart manager to do?
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Topics: Peer-to-Peer Recognition