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Contract Enforcement & Administration - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, you can review fundamental concepts related to contract enforcement and administration in workplace settings. Complete the chapter at your own pace to study employee discipline procedures, written warnings, wrongful termination and much more. We've included short self-assessment quizzes to help you reinforce your knowledge. For your convenience, we've made the chapter accessible on any computer or mobile device. This flexibility allows you to study at home, at work, at school or when you're on the go. By the end of the chapter, you should be able to:
- Outline a variety of employee discipline procedures and methods in the workplace
- Assess examples of written workplace warnings
- Evaluate common discipline methods, including the 'hot stove' method and the concept of progressive discipline
- Recognize wrongful termination conditions
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