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See, in one of our employee evaluation systems, we would like to implement a feature by which any employee can show appreciation to another employee that he has got help from or whom he thinks to be a good performer, mentor etc., and it has to be done every month. So, to give a name to this action, one of the suggestions was the phrase 'give kudos', but we would like to have a better phrase with a similar meaning. Something interesting!

Update: It is not mandatory that we should use the word 'give' or 'kudos' when we rephrase it.

Can anyone help me on this?

  • recognize, celebrate, etc – Dan Bron Jul 23 '15 at 13:34
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    Give brownie points. (You could actually arrange to give the area a brownie treat in his honor.) – Hot Licks Jul 23 '15 at 13:39
  • CenterStage, R&R- reward and recognition, etc. – Misti Jul 23 '15 at 14:03
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Praise

Merriam-Webster: say or write good things about (someone or something): A good teacher praises students when they do well.

Macmillan: express strong approval or admiration for someone or something, especially in public: Mayor Dixon praised the efforts of those involved in the rescue.

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Recognition or acknowledgement are common alternatives to kudos in the business environment.

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I like "brownie points" Something more informal: "Give a shout-out" or "Give props" You might consider including several, I think I've seen that elsewhere: "Give kudos, shout-out, brownie points, recognition..." Something like that.

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Thumbs-up might be fun. They can give out thumbs-up "cards" for example, whenever an employee merits one; then add them up at the end of the month. (Much like grade-school teachers give those gold paper stars out to their pupils -or just use those same little stars!) Maybe there could be a small prize or other incentive at the end of the month to make it more interesting?

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You could play around the word counsellor or adviser, and their etymology.

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