So Many Ways to Say Thank You!

Gratitude has been called the social glue that fortifies our relationships and improves how we feel about our surroundings. Our Haas culture is strong because we value appreciating people for who they are and recognizing what they do.

Our recognition program provides many options for us to show our appreciation for each other. Please browse among these choices and express your gratitude today.

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Defining Leadership Principles (DLP) eCards
When someone applies one of our Defining Leadership Principles, let them know it matters. Download a DLP eCard, express your appreciation, and email it to them.

SPOT Award
When the work of someone who is a PPSM employee, or in the Clerical [CX] bargaining unit, or in a career, contract or limited appointment stands out you can recognize their contribution by nominating them for a SPOT award.

HEART Award
When the work of someone who is a represented employee (other than in the Clerical [CX] bargaining unit) stands out you can recognize their contribution by nominating them for a HEART award.

Achievement Awards
When an individual or a team shows sustained, exceptional achievements and/or makes a significant contribution above and beyond what is expected, consider nominating them for an Achievement Award.

Outstanding Staff Awards
When someone stands out every day as representing our Defining Leadership Principles, consider nominating them for an Outstanding Staff Award. Employees in represented positions and PPSM employees (career appointments only) are eligible.

Other Haas Recognition Practices
An overview of other forms of recognition practices going on at Berkeley Haas.

Haas Recognition Program At a Glance
A quick overview comparing each of the types of recognition methods and awards.

Having Trouble Deciding on an Award?
An FAQ section to help clarify which award would be best suited for your nominee.

Recognition Committee
The Recognition Committee reviews and decides on the nominations for SPOT and HEART awards.

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Other Haas Recognition Practices

Thankful Thursdays
What would happen if we all took a moment on the same day to express our gratitude and appreciation toward each other? That’s the idea behind Thankful Thursdays, something we’re testing to see how well we can spread some good cheer by taking a moment together to recognize each other.

Birthday eCards
On or near their birthday Haas staff will get an Birthday eCard from Dean Harrison. Supervisors are copied on the emailed cards so that they too can recognize birthdays for their direct reports.

Work Anniversary eCards
On or near the annual date of when they started work in their current role Haas staff will get a Work Anniversary eCard. Supervisors will receive these cards in advance to give to their direct reports.

Haas Recognition Wall
This is a digital community space where Haas staff where together we can build gratitude by sharing our appreciation and recognition of each other to help us stay more connected while working remotely. More information about this will be coming soon.

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Haas Recognition Program At a Glance

DLP eCard

GAP eCard

SPOT

HEART

Outstanding Staff 

Achievement

Criteria

Demonstrate one or more of the Defining Leadership Principles

Recognize someone for what they’ve done and/or who they are

Special contributions to a specific project or task accomplished over a relatively short period of time

Collaboration, inclusion, initiative, results-oriented, service, stewardship, sustainability

Haas Defining Leadership Principles.  Criteria for team nominations are collaboration and inclusiveness

Sustained, exceptional performance and/or significant contributions above and beyond normal performance expectations

Eligibility

All Haas employees

All Haas employees

PPSM or employees in the Clerical (CX) bargaining Unit in career, contract appointments, limited appointments

Employees in represented positions (other than the Clerical (CX) bargaining unit)

Employees in represented positions and PPSM employees (career appointments only)

PPSM or employees in the Clerical (CX) bargaining unit in career, contract appointments

Amount

Non-monetary

Non-monetary

$500 (less taxes)

Non-monetary

Non-monetary

$2,000-$10,000

Information Requested

Download eCard

Download eCard

Nomination form

Nomination form

Nomination form

Nomination form

Approval Level

None

None

Recognition Committee

Recognition Committee

Committee of past recipients, HR Director and COO

Personnel Committee

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Having Trouble Deciding on an Award?

Q: What is the difference between the SPOT and Achievement Award?
A: Here is a one-pager that compares the two awards.

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Recognition Committee

You can contribute to our culture of recognition by serving on the committee which reviews and decides on the nominations for SPOT and HEART awards.  If you’d like to participate please fill out this Recognition Committee Interest Form. For any questions, please email haashr@berkeley.edu.

We want to hear your Feedback!

As we continue to find new ways to recognize each other, we want to know what is and is not working for you. For any concerns, suggestions, or issues, please fill out our Recognition Feedback Form. We work to incorporate your feedback into the program.

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Outstanding Staff Awards Recipients 2019


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