2015 Bright Idea
Winners:
City of Hamilton, OH
2015
Publication:
Innovations in American Government Awards
Jurisdiction:
Ohio

After a recent study showed that disengaged employees cost the United States approximately $500 billion in lost productivity per year, a team of individuals (The Innovation Team) developed the Hamilton Employee Innovation Challenge, a contest encouraging employees to submit ideas and work in cross-departmental teams to improve processes, address challenges, and take advantage of opportunities.