Early results of DuPont's program have been encouraging, giving company leaders hope that its new recognition system will have a measurable effect on the company's overall business objectives. Studies also show that companies excelling in employee recognition are 12 times more likely to generate strong business results than their peers.
Recess at work programs are becoming an important element in an overall employee wellness package. ‘When you talk to people about wellness, it's not really that fun. But when you talk to them about recess, nobody is going to say it wasn't one of their favorite times of the day as a kid,' says one executive.