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Ch 10: Team Absenteeism & Discipline

About This Chapter

Boost the confidence of your supervisors using this corporate training chapter on team absenteeism and discipline. Our video lessons and self-assessment quizzes help supervisors understand the key concepts and considerations they'll need to implement on the job.

Team Absenteeism & Discipline - Chapter Summary

In this corporate training course, professional instructors present information about team discipline and absenteeism for supervisors. In a training workshop or at their own pace at home or during working hours, your supervisors will learn about the effects of absenteeism in the workplace, considerations for employee discipline and ways in which discipline can be used to improve performance. Each lesson includes a short self-assessment quiz to ensure comprehension of what was brought forth in the lesson.

How It Helps

  • Offers guidance: Viewing examples of different kinds of employee discipline policies will help supervisors create and maintain policies that will work for their unique situations and needs.
  • Eases conflict: When dealing with the inevitable issues of employee discipline, your supervisors will know how to more effectively handle sensitive situations to the betterment of all involved.
  • Provides compliance: You'll have confidence that your supervisors are handling any disciplinary issues and conflicts that may take place in the organization within the proper legal parameters.

Skills Covered

This chapter is designed to help supervisors understand how to:

  • Define workplace absenteeism and turnover, and explore its effects
  • Detail the considerations for employee discipline
  • Execute and communicate employee disciplinary policies
  • Use employee discipline to improve performance
  • Outline the legal considerations for employee discipline

6 Lessons in Chapter 10: Team Absenteeism & Discipline
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Absenteeism and Turnover in the Workplace: Definition & Effects

1. Absenteeism and Turnover in the Workplace: Definition & Effects

Employee absenteeism and turnover can be serious problems for organizations. In this lesson, you'll learn about absenteeism and turnover, their impact and what can be done to reduce their occurrence. A short quiz follows.

Employee Discipline Policy: Definition, Considerations & Examples

2. Employee Discipline Policy: Definition, Considerations & Examples

Creating and maintaining an employee discipline policy is key for a good business. This lesson will provide the definition of such policies as well as considerations to keep in mind when disciplining employees.

Communicating & Executing Employee Discipline

3. Communicating & Executing Employee Discipline

Although employee discipline can be challenging, having a set framework to execute discipline will help smooth out the process. This lesson provides an overview on that framework and how to communicate effectively with employees.

Using Employee Discipline to Improve Performance

4. Using Employee Discipline to Improve Performance

Employee discipline doesn't have to be a dirty word. This lesson explores the nature of the discipline process, and it will outline specific positive and negative methods of reinforcement.

Legal Considerations for Employee Discipline

5. Legal Considerations for Employee Discipline

The laws relating to employee discipline are complex and convoluted. This lesson explores some of the most common legal considerations when engaging in employee discipline.

Practical Application: Creating an Employee Discipline Policy

6. Practical Application: Creating an Employee Discipline Policy

Employee disciplinary policies help employers maintain a safe and reliable workplace, but they also give employee an opportunity to improve their behavior before adverse job consequences are necessary.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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