Suggestion Program

How a Suggestion Program can help your company

A properly constructed employee idea program should be a part of every organization’s Incentive and Recognition plan. Your employee suggestion program will have a positive impact on employee morale, and opens a significant communications channel between employees and management.  

Continuous Improvement: The purpose of a suggestion program is to encourage employees to identify specific opportunities and suggest innovated ideas to improve your organization and its operation. Often, many great ideas can result, providing significant tangible savings and benefits, such as: cost saving, process improvement, or an improvement to your products or services. 

Human Resources or your program coordinator should describe what a viable suggestion looks like. Give examples of the amount of detail that should be provided in order to result in an adopted suggestion. 

Employee Suggestion Programs - Planning Tips:

  1. Begin by preparing a detailed plan for your program. To help your employee suggestion program committee get started, see this guide "Getting a Suggestion Program Started"
  2. Planning your suggestion awards. Not every suggestion will result in an award to the employee. Sometimes a simple thank you note will be enough, as long as each suggestion is acknowledged and shown consideration.
    When merchandise awards are part of your plan, consider the award options shown below.
  3. To encourage more suggestions, enter the employee's name of each qualified suggestion, into a periodic raffle. The winner of the raffle gets a small award - see award options below.

Suggestion Program - Award Ideas and Options

Award Catalog Packets (Tier-Level based catalogs): These are perfect for winners of the qualified-submissions raffle, or higher-value award levels for accepted suggestions. This solution provides appropriately valued award packets using tier-level Award-of-Choice catalogs. There are 17 package levels starting as low as $20 each, complete.

For approved suggestions that do not qualify for a Monetary Award, such as when the idea has significant benefit to the company, but is difficult to congrats-catalog-250measure, or for suggestions not resulting in specific cost savings, a series of tier-level based Award Catalog Packets should be clearly defined as awards.

Suggestion Award Packets are easy and  can be customized with your congratulations letter and a tier-level awards catalog. More about Gift Catalogs

Point Awards for your Suggestion Program: If your organization already has a Points-Based Awards Platform, consider adding your Employee Suggestion Program to it. A good Points-based program, such as our Comprehensive Points-based Platform, allow multiple recognition programs to run at the same time, including: Suggestion Programs, Service Awards, Sales Contest Awards, Safety Recognition, and more.

Having an employee suggestion program as a part of a point points-screen-150banking platform is the best solution, especially when employees are able to participate in multiple incentive and recognition programs, and have multiple opportunities to earn points in each.

All earned points can be accrued by employees, and are redeemable from a large selection of great life-style awards. More about Points-Based Programs

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Use this form to request your free information package, sent via US Mail. It will include:

*  Sample Employee Award Packet
*  Sample Award-of-Choice Catalogs
*  How to customize Presentation Packets for various Recognition Programs
*  Pricing, order forms, and how to get started.