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Leadership and Punishment

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Punishment has negative connotations, but there can be positive results of punishment if it is used appropriately. How should leaders administer punishment so that the results are supportive of the goals that are being pursued?

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In order for punishment to be effective in any sense, the punishment needs to be realistic. This holds true regardless of the person that is being punished. In the same regard, leaders need to administer punishment following the same realism. If a leader is punishing a team member for repeated unruly or unproductive behavior, ...

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This solution discusses the administration of punishment in a manner that encourages goal fulfillment.