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					        PAD214
 INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC
PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION

       LESSON 12
   EMPLOYEE DISCIPLINE
     OBJECTIVES OF THIS LECTURE
Upon completing this chapter student should be
able to:-
• Define the concept of discipline
• Describe the categories of difficult employees
• Describe the disciplinary process
• Describe the approaches to improve discipline
       DEFINITION OF CONCEPTS
» Discipline is management action to encourage
  compliance with the organisations’ standard
» Disciplinary problems mean that employee behave or
  act that against employer’s rules and procedures
  which can effects his/her job performance.
» Disciplinary process is a process of monitoring,
  supervising or improving employees behaviour to
  improve employees job performance.
» Disciplinary action –the invoking of a penalty against
  an employee who fails to meet organisational
  standard or comply with organisational rules
  TYPES OF DISCIPLINARY PROBLEMS
• In effective employee - those whose quality or quantity of work is
  unsatisfactory, owing to lack of abilities, training or motivation.
• Problems employees - those whose personal problems off the job
  begin to affect their productivity on the job. This problems can
  include alcoholism , drugs addicted or family problems
• Misconduct employees - those who violate laws or engaged in
  various illegal acts while on the job by such behaviour as stealing
  from the organisation, misuse company facilities or disclosed
  trade secrets.
• Rule violators - those who consistently break company rules and
  do not respond to supervisory reaction. such as rule prohibiting
  sleeping on the job , fighting at work , coming in late or abusing
  the supervisor.
     APPROACHES TO DISCIPLINE
• Preventive approach (The hot-stove rules)- is
  action to encourage employees to follow
  standard and rules so that misconduct are
  prevented
   Develop programs to control misconduct
      or grievances
   Communicate with employees to set and
      follow the standard and rules
   Encourage employee participation in
      setting standard and rules
• Corrective approach - is an action that follows a
  rules infraction or misconduct. It seeks to
  discourage further infraction or misconduct an
  ensure future compliance with standard.
  Corrective or disciplinary action is penalty, such
  as warning, or suspension without pay.
• Progressive approach - is a stronger penalty for
  repeated offences. The purpose is to give an
  employee and opportunity to take corrective
  action before more serious penalties are
  applied. The steps involves further infraction
  build up to stronger disciplinary lay off, leading
  finally to discharge or terminate the employee.
          DISCIPLINARY ACTION
• Disciplinary action is taken by management due
  to disciplinary problems . Due process is
  required by court of law , arbitrator and unions.
• Due process - means established rules and
  procedures for disciplinary action are followed
  and employees have an opportunity to respond
  to the charges made against them.
  • Whether the process is legally justified
  • Whether the disciplinary action was handle
      fairly
    EMPLOYEE DISCIPLINE IN THE
         PUBLIC SECTOR
• All Civil servants in the public sector are
  subject to General Orders (Perintah Am).
• The General Orders outline several rules and
  regulation on the principles of disciplinary
  control such as :
• BAB D : Involvement of civil servants on
  politics.
             TUTORIALS
1. Explain the categories of employee
   problems in an organization.
2. Describe the procedures that should
   be practiced in terminating an
   employee.
3. What is due process?
    THAT ALL FOR TODAY

SEE YOU AGAIN NEXT LECTURE

        LESSON 13
SAFETY AND HEALTH AT WORK

				
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