Formal recognition programs are often the most common type of programs present in organizations. You find that many organizations invest the most amount of time, money, and resources in their formal recognition programs.
These more formal programs often have a prestigious name associated with them, such as Excellence Awards, Pinnacle, President’s Awards, or other branded names. These awards are where employees or managers can nominate an individual or a team for a specific award category.
Awards will vary depending on the industry sector your organization fits under, such as,
- Trades and services.
- Information and Communication Technology.
- Healthcare and medical.
- Mining, resources, and energy.
- Hospitality and Tourism.
The award categories of awards might include going above in beyond in such areas as:
- Customer Service
- Quality Improvement
- Patient Care
- Health and Safety
- Organizational Values
The one thing in common with all organizational formal awards, no matter what sector they are from, is the need to have a judging committee.
And that’s what we are going to talk about today, how to set up a formal judging committee so you can recognize and celebrate the outstanding performers where you work.(more…)