Nobody likes having to discipline an employee. Unfortunately, it is the unpleasant reality which is part of being a manager or supervisor within an organization. Regardless of your management style or level of supervisory experience, this course, along with your own organizational policies and procedures, can guide you and provide a solid foundation for carrying out this process equitably and objectively. This course details the series of clearly defined steps for managers to take when faced with employee performance or conduct problems. Each step is designed both as an opportunity for managers to correct performance problems and to protect themselves and their organizations from litigation. The course covers documentation, dealing with emotions, the steps of progressive discipline, initial counseling sessions, oral and written warnings, and termination. Utilize this course to foster a clear level of understanding around this process and teach a methodology to correct performance issues.