ADM 464-Human Resource Administration Discipline in the workplace
“He that cannot obey cannot command.” Benjamin Franklin
Discipline is a tool used to correct and mold the practices of employees to help them perform better so they conform to acceptable standards. However, discipline in the workplace has more than one purpose. Employers develop and implement disciplinary and corrective-action policies for a variety of reasons, ranging from instructing proper workplace processes to deciding who gets promoted from within. It goes without saying that disciplinary actions should be taken only for justifiable reasons, and that employees should be treated fairly and consistently.
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When workplace rules are clear, they apply to everyone and they are consistently enforced, employees know where they stand and how they are expected to behave. They are more likely to respect workplace rules when they know those rules will be enforced, thus reducing the likelihood that disciplinary action will be needed in the