Turknett Leadership Group

Individual Leadership Character Award Nomination

Leadership Character Award Criteria

The Turknett Leadership Character Awards were established in 2002 to recognize and celebrate outstanding Georgia business leaders and organizations. Nominations for these awards are evaluated against the characteristics of the Turknett Leadership Character Model™. Please read all the rules carefully.

Individual Nominations

  1. Individual nominees may work either within the state of Georgia or report to an organization's department, division, or subsidiary located in Georgia.
  2. The categories for individual nominations are:
    1. Business or Public Sector:
      • CEO/President/Partner Small Company The senior executive or officer of the enterprise with 1,000 or fewer employees
      • CEO/President/Partner Large Company The senior executive or officer of the enterprise with 1,000 of more employees
      • Executive/Manager A leader or manager at any level in the organization who has direct reports
    2. Non-profit This category is for any level of individual who is on staff at a nonprofit with 501(c)(3) status. Volunteers are not eligible in this category.
    3. Education Faculty members and administrators of any public or private not-for-profit educational institution.
    4. "Inspiritor" Category for exceptionally inspiring people who choose leadership regardless of their title or position, e.g., volunteers, individual contributors, administrative assistants, programmers, technicians, sales or customer service representatives, etc.

Additional information

  • Nominees may not be elected officials but all other public sector employees are eligible.
  • All nominees will be evaluated by the advisors.
  • All nominees will be recognized at the awards luncheon, and each nominee and nominator will receive a complimentary seat. Only one nominator per nominee will receive a complimentary seat.
  • Winners in each category will be selected by the advisors and announced at the awards ceremony.
  • Nominators need to submit a photo of their nominee by July 29, 2013.
  • Excerpts from nominations may be published. Please do not include personal or confidential information.
  • Need inspiration? View past winning nominations at http://www.leadershipcharacter.com/NominationResources.php
  • Learn more about the Leadership Character Model™ at www.leadershipcharacter.com/model.php

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