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Discipline in South Africa

When I spoke in South Africa about Discipline Without Stress, I saw how the country was undergoing the most radical changes of any modern country.

The country’s political system and culture were moving away from complete separateness (apartheid) of its various groups of people to one of open democracy. The traditional African approach of dealing with discipline problems through consultation, bargaining, and resolving disputes through negotiation was quite refreshing. The approach of collaboration, rather than confrontation—even in handling discipline problems—appeared more effective, less coercive, and less stressful than confrontational approaches.… >>>