Publication Date

Spring 2015


As the war for talent continues to escalate, employee recognition has become a critical component of companies’ total rewards and staffing strategies. Employee engagement is now the largest concern of many companies’ HR departments and it is widely suspected that recognition has an important role to play in fostering engagement. While recognition is not new, it is finally becoming more strategic as programs align recognition with business objectives and desired behaviors.


Suggested Citation
Bartlomiejczuk, G. (2015). How do recognition programs impact employee engagement and how have companies with a large global footprint structured such programs to drive results? Retrieved [insert date] from Cornell University, ILR School site:

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