Cornell, Jennifer
August 2003
Fire Chief;Aug2003, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p80
Trade Publication
Focuses on the progressive discipline program of fire departments. Goals of progressive discipline programs; Disciplinary guidelines for essential fire department rules; Consistent application of discipline system; Types of questions to consider in the evaluation of discipline record.


Related Articles

  • Trouble Tactics. Cornell, Jennifer // Fire Chief;Apr2006, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p82 

    The article discusses the use of the concept of progressive discipline to handle firefighter discipline problems in fire departments. The Incident Command System (ICS) works on the concept that all emergency incidents have similar underlying components. Clarification of rules and consequences...

  • An innovative approach to fire department command staffing. Vorlander, Phillip C. // Fire Engineering;Aug96, Vol. 149 Issue 8, p131 

    Presents an innovative approach to fire department command staffing. Madison, Wisconsin Fire Department's conventional line/staff manner; Implementation of the Madison Command Staffing System; Advantages of the system.

  • Company staffing: The proof is in your numbers. Lawrence, Cortez // Fire Engineering;Apr95, Vol. 148 Issue 4, p61 

    Discusses the resolution of a staffing problem in the Auburn Fire Department in Alabama. Controversy regarding staffing in fire departments in the country; Creation of a firefighting team in the Auborn Fire Department in the late 1980s; Problems regarding the size and the composition of the...

  • Progressive discipline. Fulmer, David B. // Fire Engineering;Dec99, Vol. 152 Issue 12, p8 

    Focuses on the progressive levels of discipline enforced on fire service personnels in the United States. Discipline as a tool for regulating proper behaviors and actions expected from an organization member; Process consisting of verbal warning, reprimand, suspension and termination; Narration...

  • Discipline with dignity: A positive approach for managers. Wittenberg, Peter M. // Federal Probation;Sep95, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p40 

    Presents a discussion on how to prepare an employee for disciplinary action for managers. Preparation in order to defuse negative reactions that accompany most employee disciplinary decisions; Discussion on how to afford employee a level of dignit y furing the disciplinary process.

  • Performance Management For Jekyll And Hyde. Segal, Jonathan A. // HR Magazine;Feb1999, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p130 

    Discusses some aspects of performance management. Discipline for not meeting expectations; Risk of employers that attempt to address the real cause of an employee's workplace problem; Right of an employee before receiving any discipline.

  • Guidelines for the progressive discipline of employees. Ramsey, Robert D. // Supervision;Feb98, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p10 

    Offers guideline for the progressive discipline of employees. Definition; Steps to expedite the process; Oral reprimands; Written letters of reprimands; Suspension; Termination; Employee defenses.

  • Turning 4-year-olds into model employees. Haskell, Lew // Indianapolis Business Journal;6/24/96, Vol. 17 Issue 14, p16B 

    Presents advice on how to get employees to accept responsibility. Includes establishment of a vision statement for the firm or the department; Addition of a values statement outline the way things will be done or the standards of behavior; Determination of the extent of the problem; Direct...

  • HR must act now to stem the tide of internet abuse. O'Reilly, Noel // Personnel Today;7/9/2002, p2 

    Reports the disciplinary actions made by the human resources personnel on the increase of internet abuse in Great Britain. Principle behind the prohibition of pornography; Removal of an offensive material from business systems; Increase of the levels of productivity.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics