The following template provides guidance for developing and documenting an employee recognition and reward program and policy. Typically, these programs are designed to:
- Acknowledge outstanding achievement, innovation, or behaviors.
- Build self-esteem, morale, and a sense of belonging.
- Increase employee retention.
- Encourage individuals to set high standards and goals.
- Foster teamwork.
- Promote continuous improvement.
The program must be carefully designed to meet the needs and wants of the recipients. Use this template as a starting point.