What is Kudo?
Kudo is Greek for fame or honor.
The idea behind Kudo Cards is to say “Thank You” in a meaningful way. By taking the time to specify and write down what you are actually grateful for.
As an alternative to just give a card to a co-worker, you can enhance the whole experience by building a Kudo Wall so that everyone can see which kudos were given from whom to whom.
Another nice variation is to put up a Kudo Box. You can put in the cards and at the end of the year / quarter / month you can do a tombola and give away some swag for every drawn lot.
Read about my other Management 3.0 Experiments here