2Discipline - Meaning Training to ensure proper behavior Order and controlCalm controlled behaviorConscious control over lifestylePunishment
3Training to ensure proper behavior The practice or methods of teaching and enforcing acceptable patterns or behavior
4Order and ControlA controlled orderly state, especially in a class of school children
5Calm Controlled Behavior The ability to behave in a controlled and calm way even in a difficult or stressful situation
6Conscious Control Over Lifestyle Mental self control used in directing or changing behavior, learning something, or training for something
7MILITARY DISCIPLINEIs the mental attitude and state of training which renders obedience and proper conduct instinctive under all conditions.It is founded upon respect for and loyalty to properly constituted authority.
8Disciple indicators Smartness of appearance and action Cleanliness of dress, equipment or quartersRespect for seniorsPrompt and cheerful obedience by the subordinates of both the letter and spirit of legal orders of their lawful superiors.
9Ways to develop military discipline Reward/Awards – are positive incentives in exalting obedience and which is given to deserving personnel.Punishment – is one method of imposing discipline in a command.Teamwork – is an orderly and effective group action brought about by military
10Military drills – are primarily means to develop military discipline.
11Aspects of Discipline Punishment – penalty Obedience – willing to obey Self-control – the most constructive form of military discipline which involves personal responsibility that goes beyond the threat of punishment or mere obedience.
12Climate of Discipline Tough and stressful training High standard of trainingChannels of communicationLoyalty to subordinatesReduction of troop frustrationFair and just rewards/awards or punishment
13Purpose of Award and Punishment An award, recognition, commendation and promotion is given to an individual in recognition of his exemplary performance.The award is expected to encourage others to emulate the commendable performance of the person who is recognized.
142. To encourage members to do their duties; When offenders against good order and discipline are punished by the proper authority, such disciplinary actions are accorded for the following reasons:1. To deter would-be violators from breakingthe rules;2. To encourage members to do their duties;
153. To set an example for others to be reminded of; and4. To cleanse the organization ofundesirables.
16Importance of Discipline Mass discipline and morale are essential factors for securing cohesive action and for ensuring that singleness of purpose which alone can triumph over the most difficult conditions of war.The successful leader will teach his men to recognize and face fear because fear is the enemy of
17discipline.Fear unchecked will lead to panic and a unit that is panicky is no longer a disciplined one but a mob.
18Maintenance of Discipline Discipline is instilled in men through:1. instruction2. pride3. tradition4. regulations