HR Chapter 13

HR Chapter 13 - d Not maintaining files 6 Employee manuals with employment portrayed as available while doing a good job and quoting salaries on an

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Chapter 13 – Turnover, Discipline, and Exits 1. Turnover is expensive, difficult, can be a liability because it may go to court. 2. Progressive discipline is step by step, not punished immediately like “hot stove”. 3. Positive discipline reinforces good habits, preventative. Successful and proactive. Encourages problem solving. Accountability. Early correction. Progressive Discipline: Reactive. Adverse conditions among employees. Helps in court. 4. Processes mgr. should go through before discharging an employee: a. Manage these factors day to day b. Evaluate fairness (steps. P. 445) c. Discharge interviews 5. Mgmt responsible for wrongful discharge if: a. Deliberate intent b. Transfer or demoted. c. Not being forthright of expectation and being consistent
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Unformatted text preview: d. Not maintaining files. 6. Employee manuals with employment portrayed as available while doing a good job and quoting salaries on an annualized basis. 7. At-will contract: terminate at any time, reduces risk taking. Implied contract: needs cause to fire, promotes growth. 8. Effective exit interviews system by 3 rd party, confidentiality important. Open ended questions, create an environment you want to get the truth. 9. Causes of discipline problems: a. Individual: employee doesn’t know what to do. Not motivated. Poor match. b. Organizational: Unrealistic expectations. Document employee action. Establish and inform on rules....
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2008 for the course HTM 4464 taught by Professor Phe during the Spring '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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