For organizations looking to show appreciation for employee contributions and accomplishments this year, rewarding and recognizing employees in low-cost ways remains a growing challenge.
People are more than ever a source of critical skill and knowledge, as well as sustainable competitive advantage. And, based on views of close to 90,000 workers in 18 countries around the world, people want to invest their skills and knowledge on behalf of their employers. Yet few organizations are fully tapping that source and achieving the results that come through full investment of the workforce.
Why that’s so, and what employers can do to begin to change this reality, is what his report is all about.
This study, conducted by Frank Mulhern on behalf of the Promotion Marketing Association with the support of the Forum, identified key challenges facing organizations attempting to fully integrate external and internal marketing. Published by: The PMA/Northwestern University
Section 274(j) of the Internal Revenue Code contains specific rules on the tax treatment of “employee achievement awards.” As a general rule, the employer cannot deduct employee achievement awards, unless they meet certain criteria. Published by: National Association for Employee Recognition
The federal income tax considerations for incentive programs are often overlooked. While it is difficult to give technical tax advice that would apply equally to all incentive programs, following certain general income tax principles can make an incentive program more successful and avoid unpleasant surprises. Published by: National Association for Employee Recognition
This paper summarizes two basic ROI measurement methodologies using case studies from companies that have implemented measurable sales incentive programs in the past, and offers insights into understanding the data requirements relative to these two methodologies. It explains that Post-Hoc Measurement is essentially the use of field experimentation using historical data, while Outcome-Based Measures considers such areas as accounts receivable and inventory levels that can be affected by sales improvements. Published by: Incentive Research Foundation
This report presents a series of cases involving companies that implemented sales incentive programs. It makes a case for the use of post-hoc or post-program measurement of ROI to demonstrate the impact of the programs on sales performance.