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...A full 98% of the employees signed up for their "Celebration Continues" performance campaign. The company's sales jumped 31 percent over a twelve month period....

...A full 98% of the employees signed up for their "Celebration Continues" performance campaign. The company's sales jumped 31 percent over a twelve month period....

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Success stories from the employee engagement, motivation archives! Success stories from the employee engagement, motivation archives! Document Transcript

  • Success stories from the employee engagement, motivation archives!Amazing how many wonderful success stories there are that illustrate theimportance and effectiveness of employee engagement and recognition.Showing tangible appreciation can be a low cost or no cos initiative. costYet even today, many managers still do not understand the potential powerthey have in their hands that will improve performance in their workplace.Sadly, many business leaders still choose to remain blind to thisfundamental principle of human behavior. manWhether its retaining a valued team member or increasing overall profits,receiving a thoughtful, personal kind of recognition for a job well done or for gyears of service will boost your companys performance landscape dramatically.Surveys by the Council of Communication Management confirms what a large percentage of employees alreadyknow- consciously or subconsciously, that receiving recognition for a job well done is the top motivat for motivatorperformance enhancement.You dont have to be an employee to understand at least this much.Some success stories from the archives:When Beneficial Management Corporation of America, Peapack NJ, celebrated its 75th anniversary, the companywanted to produce a sizable increase in sales. To gain an extra edge, management decided to engage and motivate anthree levels of employees- branch associates, branch managers and district/regional supervisors with a merchandise supervisors-incentive. Employees who achieved their goals won their choice of top end merchandise. The all employees were merchandise.entered in a drawing for additional prizes for achievement.A full 98% of the employees signed up for their "Celebration Continues" performance campaign. The companys salesjumped 31 percent over a twelve month period.Share This Taico® :: 67 Patterson Village Ct., Bldg F :: Patterson, NY 12563 :: 845 845-228-GIFT (4438) :: fax: 845- -228-5136 :: info@taico.com © 2012 Taico® Incentive Services Inc.
  • Time Inc workers who stayed late got cab fare home. Time Inc employees got free medical exams after five years ofservice. Fathers and mothers received parental leave up to one year.When Raychem Corporation, Menlo Park CA, was 25 years old, it held a gigantic community party to which it invited communityall its employees and their families, as well as special guests. The company held a daylong event at its 140 140-acre site.Everyone was served a steak dinner. There was continuous entertainment for over seven hours, featuring headlineacts and fifteen carnival rides, including a Ferris wheel and merry merry-go-round.Quote: "We believe that rewards for employees should parallel rewards that go to our stock holders." Jack L. FrostSR VP General Mills.At Shimadza Scientific Instruments, Eldersburg MD, outstanding performers are "promoted" to special assistant to nts,the president for two weeks. "Its a great ego trip." says Louis Ratmann administration manager, "plus the improvedunderstanding of the business demans is well worth it."Remington Products Inc, Bridgeport CT held a company contest tied to the theme "What makes Remington Good." mingtonThe purpose was to strengthen employee product knowledge and improve sales. Prizes included a trip to Mexico.Every Christmas The Walt Disney Company opens Disneyland for employees and their families only. The executi executivesare required to run the park.The former Readers Digest and Control Data Corporation of Minneapolis would set aside space for employees tocreate their own special gardens and even grow their own vegetables.Gail Sneed a resource coordinator for the city of Dallas offers employees a Free Month of Wellness to use fitnessequipment and take classes.Share This Taico® :: 67 Patterson Village Ct., Bldg F :: Patterson, NY 12563 :: 845 845-228-GIFT (4438) :: fax: 845- -228-5136 :: info@taico.com © 2012 Taico® Incentive Services Inc.
  • Steelcase Inc based in GrandRapids offers a minihospital staffed by nurses and physicians. Employees can receivecare on company time and after hours. Many hospitals and medical organizations are discovering ho incentives will howimprove personnel performance and patient experience.Odetics, a technology manufacturer, rents the South Coast Repertory Theatre for employee productions.Tenneco Inc provides as an incentive, a large fleet of vans to pick up employees, covers much of the costs for employees,monthly bus passes and parking spaces. Their health and fitness facility also provides the clothing employees needfor workouts.Quote: "It is not the dollar cost of the award, but sometimes the novelty of it," says Terry L Curry, manager of HR forMuscatine Power and Water. Employees there take part in two rounds of "wellness" team events during thesummer. First round participants receive T shirts. If employees participate in both rounds they also receive T-shirts.shoelaces. Muscatine also gives away stadium cushions for participation in late summer and early fall wellness neevents.At Apple Computer assembly line workers in Cupertino CA were loaned a computer just two months after joining thecompany. Their program called Loan to Own would then give them the computer after 10 months on the job. Nostrings attached. On one Christmas all employees received a solar powered calculator, the next year they received solar-poweredan AM/FM radio with headphones.Rewards and recognition can be implemented for a countless number of reasons. There additional case studies thatshow the power and benefits of recognition and rewards.Identifying the performance area you want to improve on is a best way to start.Seeking the help of an incentive expert is in many cases your best next step. Happy Incenti Incenti-vizing!Share This Taico® :: 67 Patterson Village Ct., Bldg F :: Patterson, NY 12563 :: 845 845-228-GIFT (4438) :: fax: 845- -228-5136 :: info@taico.com © 2012 Taico® Incentive Services Inc.