Argues that because of a number of significant changes in the lastten years, individual issues such as grievance and discipline should nowbecome more prominent concerns of industrial relations research. Someimportant differences which distinguish discipline and grievance areidentified, and a conceptual model of the potentially complex internaldynamics of discipline is given. This is used to highlight a number ofimportant implications for the formulation of disciplinary policies, andfor the training of those responsible for handling procedures. Finally,the model is used to develop a research agenda which identifies some ofthe more pressing topics on which information is required to help tounravel the complex nature of discipline.
Personnel Review – Emerald Publishing
Published: Jan 1, 1992