The County’s Rewarding Excellence program that rewards employee teams that develop creative ways to reduce the cost of government operations was recently highlighted in a Washington Post article.
Front-line employees work together as a team for the betterment of Montgomery County Government by developing and implementing recommendations that improve efficiency, increase productivity, reduce costs, streamline operations and/or enhance customer satisfactions. When cost savings are realized, employees receive a portion of the cost savings in the form of a bonus.
The Post article says, “The county has …found that the program has a positive effect on morale, because they say employees feel more connected to a workplace that they have played a role in shaping.”
Read The Post article.