One of the most time-consuming and expensive actions undertaken by a human resource professional involves investigating and subsequently disciplining misconduct by an employee. The repercussions for making a mistake are certainly detrimental to an employee and can be catastrophic to an organization. In that light, discuss the following: Present the two most important steps/actions in an investigation of an employee. In other words, to what two aspects of the investigatory process should a human resource professional pay most attention, in your estimation?
Finally, assess the two most important factors a human resource professional should consider when determining the proper and fair level of discipline that should be taken against an employee who was found “guilty” following an investigation.
Answer the above. Within your post, support your responses with information from at 3 peer-reviewed/scholarly source (not older than three to five years) and provide the full citation at the end of your post. Use APA guidelines to format your references.