What is meaningful recognition? As a nurse leader, are you prepared to answer that question? Understanding the implications and impact of recognition for nursing staff is a powerful tool for nursing leaders. The DAISY Award is used in more than 2,100 organizations around the globe to give meaning to recognition. Here is a glimpse of the power that recognition can bring to an organization, to its leaders, and most importantly to staff.
Author Affiliations: Co-Founder President (Ms Barnes), Co-Founder Chairman (Mr Barnes), Executive Director (Ms Sweeney), The DAISY Foundation, Glen Ellen, California.
Ms Sweeney is employed by The DAISY Foundation.The other authors declare no conflict of interest.
Correspondence: Ms Sweeney, The DAISY Foundation, 276 Providence Rd, Annapolis, MD 21409 (firstname.lastname@example.org).