Recognition Coins

  • The symbols of Excellence, Leadership, Teamwork, and Customer Service are designed to recognize state employees who go above and beyond normal expectations in the spirit of reinvention.

  • Symbol of Excellence

    The symbol of Excellence recognizes employees who:

    • Have a clear vision – believing in the State of Michigan’s vision, goals and culture
    • Exhibit integrity – always do what is right
    • Believe in measures – results through measures that matter
    • Are reliable and accountable – acting decisively; delivering on commitments
  • Symbol of Leadership

    The symbol of Leadership recognizes employees who:

    • Show enthusiasm – a “can do” and “will do” attitude
    • Display courage – expressing viewpoints constructively
    • Demonstrate focus – addressing and solving critical issues
    • Take on duties with pride – a commitment to Michigan in word and deed
  • Symbol of Teamwork

    The symbol of Teamwork recognizes employees who:

    • Are striving for results – valuing team results and sharing credit
    • Work in collaboration – respecting and engaging colleagues
    • Display loyalty to others – supporting decisions and those who make them
    • Value camaraderie – having fun together, reinventing our state
  • Symbol of Customer Service

    The symbol of Customer Service recognizes individuals who:

    • Eliminate irritants – serve the customer effectively
    • Perform as promised – deliver based on the needs of the customer
    • Make the customer experience enjoyable – exceed expectations of the customer 
    • Are transparent and fun – enjoys their job