Supervisors are responsible for training, assisting, motivating, directing and correcting behavior of staff and ensuring certain standards of personal conduct and work performance are maintained. Discipline is a means to correct employee behavior and performance. For more information, please refer to UM system Human Resources Policy Manual
Supervisors are responsible for informing their subordinates of management's expectations. Where problems with employee behavior or performance arise, a supervisor should seek to correct the problem with the least amount of disruption to the work environment.