EMPLOYEE AWARD PROGRAMS: HOW WELL DO THEY WORK?

In an effort to determine the effects of various road department employee awards programs, a survey was made of 45 state programs by the TRB-AASHTO joint committee on maintenance and operations personnel. This article is a digest of the report written on the results of that survey. The following items were noted in the evaluation: (1) Employees appreciate awards but only 25 percent of the programs create enthusiastic response; (2) only 13 percent increased product while 35 percent were considered morale boosters; (3) safety awards tend to encourage improvement; and (4) little use is made of awards for employee improvement. A comparative analysis is made of the major types of awards and how they are currently being implemented. Basic points to recognize in any awards programs are also discussed.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Scranton Publishing Company

    434 South Wabash Avenue
    Chicago, IL  United States  60605
  • Publication Date: 1975-8

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  • Accession Number: 00125527
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 16 1975 12:00AM