Progressive Discipline

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Progressive Discipline: A form of discipline whereby increasingly harsher penalties are awarded each time an employee is disciplined for the same or a different performance infraction or policy or work-rule violation. Generally, the sequence is an oral warning to written warnings to suspension and finally termination.

Other Words for Discipline

Discipline Noun Synonyms: training, drilling, regimen, exercise, practice, drill, inculcation, indoctrination, instruction, schooling
Discipline Verb Synonyms: check, curb, restrain, bridle, control, govern, direct, run, supervise, manage, regulate, hold or keep in check, ride herd on

Other Words for Progressive

Progressive Noun Synonyms: advancing, continuing, developing, increasing, growing, ongoing, continuous, step by step, gradual

Progressive Tax

Business / Taxes / Progressive Tax: In a progressive, or graduated, income tax system, taxpayers with higher incomes are taxed at higher rates that those with lower incomes. Those in favor of this approach say that the greatest tax burd MORE

Progressive Tax System

Business / Finance / Progressive Tax System: A tax system providing that the average tax rate increases for some increases in income, but never decreases with an increase in income. MORE

Progressive Wave

Science / Tides and Currents / Progressive Wave: A wave that advances in distance along the sea surface or at some intermediate depth. Although the wave form itself travels significant distances, the water particles that make up the wave merely desc MORE

Progressive Scan

Technology / Television (TV) / Progressive Scan: The way a television decodes an image – also known as non-interlaced, the odd and even fields are scanned sequentially (1, 2, 3, 4?€¦) every 1/60 of a second. 60 frames are produced every second, MORE

Progressive Resistance

Health / Fitness / Progressive Resistance: Method of training where weight is increased as muscles gain strength and endurance. The backbone of all weight training. MORE


Technology / Rockets / Progressive: Pressure time curve which shows increased pressure with duration. MORE