Many companies still use "Employee of the Month" programs as their core recognition solution. Using examples from industry expert insights, this post elaborates on how this is a dated method of employee recognition.
Jim Halpert: recently promoted to the co-regional manager of the Scranton branch of Dunder Mifflin. In last Thursday's episode, fellow employee Andy suggests starting an employee of the month program. Thinking how this could improve office morale and by judging performance based on completely unbiased metrics, Jim makes an executive decision to implement the program.