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Discipline
State of orderliness; the degree to which employees act according to expected standards of behavior.
Positive Discipline
Condition that exists when employees generally follow the organization's rules and meet the organization's standards.
Positive Self-Discipline
Employees regulating their behavior out of self-interest and their normal desire to meet reasonable standards.
Just Cause
Standard for disciplinary action requring tests of fairness and elements of normal due process, such as proper notification, investigation, sufficient evidence, and a penalty commensurate with the nature of the infraction.
Progressive Discipline
System of disciplinary action that increases the severity of the penalty with each offense.
Employment-at-Will
Legal concept that employers can dismiss employees at any time and for any reasons, except unlawful discrimination and contractual or other restrictions.
Hot Stove Rule
Guideline for applying discipline analogous to touching a hot stove; advance warning and consequences that are immediate, consistent, and applied with impersonality.
No-Fault Attendance Policy
Policy under which unscheduled absences and tardiness are counted as occurrences and their accumulation is used in progressive discipline.
Documentation
Records of memoranda, documents, and meetings that relate to a disciplinary action.
Right to Appeal
Procedures by which an employee may request high-level management to review a supervisor's disciplinary action.
Discipline Without Punishment
Disciplinary approach that uses coaching and counseling as preliminary steps and a paid decision-making leave that allows employees to decide whether to improve and stay, or quit.