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Subcategories: Challenging Disciplinary Actions | Defending Disciplinary Actions
Taking Disciplinary Actions | Misconduct | Performance | Supervisors and Managers


Adverse Actions and Performance-Based Actions
Process, Law and Cases, Guidance, and Pitfalls
20AAPA
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By: Fowler & Vitaro
Price: $160.00
Sku: 20AAPA
Edition: 2nd/2020
Availability: Summer 2020
Samples: Table of Contents (from 2011 edition) ------- Text Sample (from 2011 edition)
Format: Softcover book and/or PDF eBook sent on CD or USB stick

This text guides practitioners, HR specialists, and supervisors and managers through the complexities of adverse and performance-based actions with discussion of the governing statutes, regulations, and cases from the MSPB and Federal Circuit and practical advice, strategies, and best practices for navigating these disciplinary processes. Major topics include discussion of the Civil Service Reform Act, statutory and regulatory requirements of adverse actions, the agency’s administrative process in taking adverse actions, substantive rights in performance-based actions, and the agency’s administrative process in taking performance-based actions. (more details)



Disciplining Federal Employees (.pdf download)
20DFE
New Release
.pdf eBook download
By: Corum
Price: $100.00
Sku: PDF20DFE
Edition: 2nd/2020
ISBN: 978-1-941825-79-2; 1-941825-79-6
Availability: IN-STOCK (7/9/2020)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

An updated and vastly expanded classic, this instructive text advises supervisors, managers, and HR specialists on how to take sustainable disciplinary actions with case examples, but none of the legal jargon. Major topics include: basic principles, law of the workplace, disciplinary offenses, disciplinary measures, determining penalties, establishing the facts, absenteeism, dishonesty, offenses against government property, off-duty conduct, sexual offenses, workplace violence, alcohol/drug use, offenses by supervisors, performance problems, protected activities, procedures and administrative details, preventive steps, and firing your worst employee.(more details)



UnCivil Servant
Holding Government Employees Accountable for Performance and Conduct
19UCS
New Release
By: Wiley & Hopkins
Price: $100.00
Sku: 19UCS
Edition: 5th/2019
ISBN: 978-0-9729852-0-8
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 7/9/19)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: Softcover book and/or PDF eBook sent on CD or USB stickor click here for the downloadable version

Ideal for federal supervisors and managers, and anyone who advises them, this handbook is a practical guide on misconduct, performance and discipline. Major topics include the fundamental elements of disciplinary and performance actions, removal procedures, the defense of a penalty, special challenges to adverse actions, and nontraditional disciplinary techniques. (more details)




Preventing Workplace Disruption
The Federal Supervisor's Guide to Dealing with Harassment and Disruptive Behavior in the Workplace
19PWD
New Release
By: Corum
Price: $100.00
Sku: 19PWD
Edition: 1st/2019
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 9/17/2019)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: Softcover book and/or PDF eBook sent on CD or USB stickor click here for the downloadable version

Federal supervisors face disruptive problems in the workplace ranging from simple unsettling acts, offensive behavior, and harassment, to workplace violence. This book provides step-by-step guidance on sorting through, identifying the behaviors, and then taking the right practical and legal measures required to resolve them. (more details)




Federal Supervisor's Guide to Workplace Disability and Accommodations
19WDA
New Release
By: Corum
Price: $135.00
Sku: 19WDA
Edition: 1st/2019
ISBN: 978-1-941825-57-0; 1-941825-57-5
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 7/30/2019)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: Softcover book and/or PDF eBook sent on CD or USB stickor click here for the downloadable version

This new book will give federal supervisors and managers clear guidance on employee disability issues and other medical issues that require close and immediate supervisory involvement, focusing on the legalities, practicalities, strategies, and tactics for handling those medical issues that qualify as disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act and ADA regulations. The book also covers medical problems that do not qualify as disabilities, medical issues in hiring, medical-related disciplinary and performance actions, and related OWCP issues. (more details)




Managing Employee Performance
18MEP
New Release
By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: 18MEP
Edition: 2nd/2018
ISBN: 978-1-941825-54-9; 1-941825-54-0
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 9/10/2018)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
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A Dewey classic, now in its second edition, Managing Employee Performance offers detailed, practical, and effective strategies for managing employee performance. Major topics include the principles of performance management, how to set performance standards and monitor performance, when and how to provide feedback and appraisals, rewarding performance, managing performance under a paybanding systems, distinguishing performance problems from conduct problems, isolating the performance issue, counseling the employee, and the two options for dealing with performance problems. (more details)



Conducting Misconduct Inquiries
18CMI
New Release
By: Vitaro, Goodfriend & Gilbert
Price: $135.00
Sku: 18CMI
Edition: 2nd/2018
ISBN: 978-1-941825-53-2; 1-941825-53-2
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 8/16/2018)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
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Learn how to effectively and efficiently investigate allegations of employee misconduct with examples, sample forms, and case law discussion. Major topics include what a management inquiry is and how one differs from an administrative investigation, the advantages of an inquiry, how to select a good inquirer, discussion of rights and responsibilities of the inquirer and inquiree, limitations on the inquirer’s authority, interim action, typical charges and penalties, inquiry basics, beginning the inquiry, defining the issues, identifying witnesses, preparing for the inquiry, document gathering, the interview and other ways to collect information, witness preparation, post report activity, and how the report will be used. (more details)




Management of Problem Employees
18MOPE
New Release
By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: 18MOPE
Edition: 2nd/2018
ISBN: 978-1-941825-56-3; 1-941825-56-7
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 9/17/2018)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: Softcover book and/or PDF eBook sent on CD or USB stickor click here for the downloadable version

This how-to text instructs supervisors and managers on how to handle performance, attendance, and misconduct-related issues offering strategies, proven tactics, and practical advice. How to identify and deal with workplace problems caused by troublesome employees is featured. Major topics include the different types of and tools for dealing with problem employees, disciplinary actions, strategies and tactics for dealing with problem employees, how to identify “non-problems,” and strategies for dealing with internal forces. (more details)



Supervisors Bundle - Employee Conduct
(19PWD; 19UCS; 09CMI)
30% Off
Price: $335.00 On Sale! $234.50
Sku: SupBundle-Conduct
Availability: IN-STOCK
Format: Softcover Books and/or PDF eBooks on CD-ROM

Preventing Workplace DisruptionPreventing Workplace Disruption
By: Corum
Price: $100.00 $70.00

Federal supervisors face disruptive problems in the workplace ranging from simple unsettling acts, offensive behavior, and harassment, to workplace violence. This book provides step-by-step guidance on sorting through, identifying the behaviors, and then taking the right practical and legal measures required to resolve them.


UnCivil Servant (2019)UnCivil Servant
Holding Government Employees Accountable for Performance and Conduct

By: Wiley
Price: $100.00 $70.00

Written by federal employment law attorney, William Wiley, UnCivil Servant examines employee performance and conduct and offers advice on how to institute and complete disciplinary and performance based actions.


(2018) Conducting Misconduct InquiriesConducting Misconduct Inquiries
By: Vitaro, Goodfriend & Gilbert
Price: $135.00 $94.50

Conducting Misconduct Inquiries provides comprehensive and practical instruction to supervisors investigating alleged employee misconduct. With an emphasis on how to conduct fair and efficient inquiries, the text guides the reader so that only provable claims go forward to third parties and the agency satisfies any obligation to take prompt and appropriate action.




Supervisors Bundle - Discipline
(19UCS; 10DFE)
20% Off
Price: $155.00 On Sale! $124.00
Sku: DiscpBundle
Availability: IN-STOCK
Format: Softcover Books/PDF eBooks on CD-ROM

UnCivil Servant (2019)UnCivil Servant
Holding Government Employees Accountable for Performance and Conduct

By: Hadley
Price: $100.00 $80.00

Ideal for federal supervisors and managers, and anyone who advises them, this handbook is a how-to guide on misconduct, performance and discipline. Major topics include the five fundamental elements of a disciplinary action, the five fundamental elements of a performance action, termination, the defense of a penalty, special challenges to adverse actions, and nontraditional disciplinary techniques.


(2010) Disciplining Federal EmployeesDisciplining Federal Employees
By: Corum
Price: $55.00 $44.00

This text educates federal supervisors and managers on the philosophy, structure, and detail of administering discipline in the federal service. Disciplining Federal Employees begins by leading supervisors through the four sequential decisions they must make in any disciplinary action. The book then describes how to apply these decisions to the most common disciplinary situations. The two extremes of preventive measures to keep good employees honest and winning tactics for firing the worst employees complete this text. “Good case examples” are provided at the end of each chapter to help bring each chapter’s lesson into focus.




Adverse Actions
A Guide for Federal Managers and Personnel Specialists
Adverse Actions (2017) By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: 17AA
Edition: 5th/2017
ISBN: 1-941825-35-4
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 4/11/17)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: Softcover book and/or PDF eBook sent on CD or USB stickor click here for the downloadable version

This thorough but concise handbook offers supervisors and personnel specialists an easy-to-read, step-by-step, practical approach to taking adverse and performance-based actions. The subject matter is not complicated by legalese. Major topics include the legal framework of adverse actions, jurisdiction, adverse action causes, penalties, proving the case, adverse action procedures, performance based actions, and adverse action appeals. (more details)




Adverse Actions and Performance-Based Actions
Process, Law and Cases, Guidance, and Pitfalls
11AAPA.jpg By: Fowler & Vitaro
Price: $160.00
Sku: 11AAPA
Edition: 1st/2011
ISBN: 1-934651-50-8
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 06/30/11)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: Softcover book and/or PDF eBook sent on CD or USB stickor click here for the downloadable version

This text guides practitioners, HR specialists, and supervisors and managers through the complexities of adverse and performance-based actions with discussion of the governing statutes, regulations, and cases from the MSPB and Federal Circuit and practical advice, strategies, and best practices for navigating these disciplinary processes. Major topics include discussion of the Civil Service Reform Act, statutory and regulatory requirements of adverse actions, the agency’s administrative process in taking adverse actions, substantive rights in performance-based actions, and the agency’s administrative process in taking performance-based actions. (more details)



EEO and the Federal Supervisor
(2009) EEO and the Federal Supervisor By: Corum
Price: $55.00
Sku: 09EEFS
Edition: 1st/2009
ISBN: 1-934651-26-5
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: Softcover book and/or PDF eBook sent on CD or USB stickor click here for the downloadable version

EEO and the Federal Supervisor guides federal supervisors through the intricacies of discrimination law and demystifies the potential impact of EEO laws on personnel management decisions. Major topics include the legal history of EEO, discrimination, hiring, discipline, and other supervisory decisions that impact the careers of federal employees. (more details)



How to Fire a Federal Employee (download)
03FAFE.jpg By: Wiley
Price: $80.00
Sku: 03FAFE
Edition: 1st/2003
ISBN: 0-9729852-0-4
Format: download (.zip file containing executable) + optional CD-ROM backup

Mr. Wiley guides supervisors and practitioners through the steps necessary to effectively discipline and remove unmanageable employees. (more details)



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