SUE BINGHAM is the founder of the HPWP Group, a master coach, speaker and author of the forthcoming book, "Creating The High Performance Work Place: It's Not Complicated to Develop a Culture of Commitment." At the forefront of the positive business movement, Sue supports leaders as they achieve their vision of success and designs common-sense systems that make people and organizations more effective. For more information about Bingham, please visit: www.hpwpgroup.com
It’s a great irony that the discipline policy preferred by most companies is called “progressive.” Since the word progressive means “making favorable progress or change,” nothing could be further from the truth. The progressive discipline policy is about punishment — not improvement.