The Employment at Will Doctrine • Progressive Discipline
For this Case Assignment we will be focusing on
· The Employment at Will Doctrine
· Progressive Discipline
After reviewing the background reading, prepare a paper in which you
· Summarize the Employment at Will Doctrine and its exceptions (approximately ½ page), and answer the follow questions:
· Which of the exceptions to the Employment at Will Doctrine are most relevant to current HR practice and why?
· What is Progressive Discipline? Summarize the steps in Progressive Discipline and Progressive Discipline’s approach to employee discharge.
· How do the concepts and practices of employment at will and progressive discipline interact?
· How important are the employment at will doctrine and progressive discipline to realizing employee potential and maximizing organizational outcomes? Explain your answer.