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Explain the need for and role of discipline in the public services

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Dawn Wittich Gold B 29-11-2012 Understanding Discipline REF: U.D.1 Understanding discipline Discipline Task one- P1- explain the need for and role of discipline in the public services. This should be done under two separate headings. Include the 'day in the life of a public servant'. Highlight and explain the discipline aspects. This should be done under two separate headings. Task two- M1- justify the need for and role of discipline in the public services. Task three- D1- the impact of discipline in the public services. Need for discipline in the public services For the public services to run smoothly and effectively employees need to have discipline. The need for discipline is to encourage organisation and efficiency in the public services. It helps to improve productivity and to keep the team focused on the task ahead. Discipline puts structure within the team, as members need to have clear responsibilities and know their role in the team. ...read more.

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For example if the army had no discipline soldier wouldn't follow orders and bother to try their best as there would be no punishment if their job wasn't done properly. The need for discipline is important as it enforces hierarchical as higher rank officers have more authority and power. They have the right to enforce obedience, delegate power and their opinion is accepted because their of expertise. This is important as if employees had no rulers or regulation on how they should behave, then employees would be free to do what they want without any consequences or punishment and the task would not get completed in the time frame given. If employees had no discipline then there would be a failure or refusal to carry out lawful orders resulting in disorganisation and confusion. Discipline is one of the most important aspects of the public services. ...read more.

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Rules, regulations, orders and maintenance ensure that everything what needs doing is completed in the most effective way possible. Discipline is there to make sure and to improve partiality and promptness in the forces to put the needs of others before their own. This is important as a soldier needs to be able to put others team members needs in battle to save a maximum of lives. It teaches member to respect and work more effectively with each other making the team and team members feel happier and responsible for the team success. In the public services discipline is used to strengthen the teams and ensure that members are working at their full ability. It ensures that employees behave in a professional manner and respond to a saturation effectively. The role of discipline is to enforce the reward and punishment system, this is a way of making sure employees feel valid. It ensures that employee work to their best ability as they will be rewarded for their hard work. Dawn Wittich Gold B 29-11-2012 Understanding Discipline REF: U.D.1 ...read more.

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