Fall 2023

Type of Culminating Activity

Student research paper


This semester, I focused on developing an employee recognition program for my organization as a capstone project. This initiative aims to bring substantial value by acknowledging and appreciating the hard work, dedication, and outstanding performance of our employees. The program is designed to enhance morale, satisfaction, and motivation, fostering a culture of appreciation and loyalty. Its implementation is expected to result in increased productivity, improved job performance, and higher employee retention rates, thereby maintaining a stable workforce.

To ensure the effectiveness of the program, I considered key elements such as defining clear criteria for recognition aligned with organizational goals, timely and meaningful acknowledgment, effective communication of the program's purpose and benefits, and the establishment of an inclusive and fair system. By incorporating these elements, including a nomination or peer-to-peer recognition system, the employee recognition program aims to promote equity, involvement, and a positive work culture within the organization.

Lastly, my employee recognition program is inclusive and fair. The program considers individual differences and ensures that all employees have equal opportunities for recognition. Part of this process that worked well is the implementation of a peer-to-peer recognition system that promotes a sense of equity and involvement among our employees.

Degree Program

Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Professional Studies


Margaret Sass, J.D., Ed.D.

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