There are many different theories of management, and real life takes bits and pieces from each one. But few of them revolve specifically around the people who you’re working with — so, this theory serves to add on a social factor as well.
I have a set of principles. One of the big ones is to ‘always forgive someone the first time they make a mistake’. In this post, I want to elaborate on this, as well as give some thoughts on punishment and forgiveness more generally.