SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2008

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The Recognition Factor in Motivating Peak Performance: Manager-Employee Relationships Can Make or Break a Program

The Recognition Factor in Motivating Peak Performance

Manager-Employee Relationships Can Make or Break a Program

Poor relationships between managers and employees can undermine the effectiveness of any engagement strategy. This month we consider strategies to improve these crucial dynamics.

All Fun and Games (Almost): The Value of High-Tech Incentives

All Fun and Games (Almost)

The Value of High-Tech Incentives

Technologyís function as a distraction from daily headaches may be its most valuable asset especially when it comes to attracting and motivating program participants.

Making the Right Choice: Insight Into Trends That Impact Incentive Merchandise Selection

Making the Right Choice

Insight Into Trends That Impact Incentive Merchandise Selection

Selecting the right merchandise to include in your incentive program means being aware of major trends across the industry and in specific niches. This trend report takes a look at whatís effective now.

Precautionary Measures: Offering Effective Safety Incentives

Precautionary Measures

Offering Effective Safety Incentives

Improving safety can have a major impact on the companyís bottom line, and making incentives a part of those programs has been proven to deliver strong results.

Table of contents for SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2008 issue of Premium Incentive Products Magazine

GUEST COLUMNS

Show Me the Trophy (Value)

Everyone loves a trophy, from the Little Leaguers playing in the local ballpark to the top performers playing ball with your competitors.

When Premium Products Become Premium Problems

As merchandise is continually updated and improved, itís important to make sure you stay ahead of the changes to ensure your reward recipients are not disappointed.