New Release of “How to Write a Policies and Procedures Manual” is now available.
How to Write a Policies and Procedures Manual provides procedure writing tips and related information. It is useful to any individual or project focused on developing well-written, user-friendly Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) combining both policies and procedures. Written by experienced procedure writer, Chris Anderson from Bizmanualz, this guide is a must-read for anyone looking to start writing or revising their policies and procedures manual.
The 208-page procedures writing guide (e-book, download only) covers, in general terms, topics related to planning, design, development and implementation of any policy and procedure task. Topics covered include manual preparation, communications, responsibilities, usage, style, format, distribution, revision, automation, and updates.
The procedure writing guide also includes important commentaries about planning, communicating, using, and of course writing policies and procedures. This section covers topics like avoiding procedure writing errors, writing procedures for results and encouraging the use of procedures. The procedure guide concludes with an annotated example of an an actual procedure (vendor selection) from our Accounting Manual.
In addition, How to Write a Policies and Procedures Manual provides useful tips and information for any Policies and Procedures Development. This Procedure Writing Guide includes a sample procedure IT Project Management Procedure ITSW102 from the Computer and IT Procedures Manual and also explains how to write job descriptions an long with Sample Job Descriptions for the CFO and Technical Writer.
|What is a procedure?|
|CHAPTER 1 Building an Effective Management System with Procedures|
|Evaluating Business Success|
|Five Phases to Building an Effective Management System|
|CHAPTER 2 Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)|
|The Need Policies and Procedures|
|Why People Don’t Follow Procedures|
|Why Policies are Unenforceable|
|CHAPTER 3 Identifying Your Processes|
|Processes and Procedures|
|Types of Processes|
|Core Process Flows|
|Top Ten Business Processes|
|CHAPTER 4 Mapping Your Processes|
|Understanding Process Maps|
|Types of Process Maps|
|CHAPTER 5 Turning Your Processes into Procedures|
|Formatting Your Procedures|
|Working with Microsoft Word|
|CHAPTER 6 Writing and Reviewing Your Policies|
|Policy Review Process|
|Fixing Bad Policies|
|Writing Policies from Scratch|
|CHAPTER 7 Writing Your Procedures|
|Communication and Addressing Your Audience|
|Organizing Your Thoughts|
|Reviewing and Approving Procedures|
|CHAPTER 8 Creating Your Policies and Procedures Manual|
|Why a Policies and Procedures Manual?|
|Defining the Format of Your Manual|
|Revising and Updating Policies/Procedures|
|CHAPTER 9 Automating Your Policies and Procedures|
|Controlling Your Procedures|
Buy this policy procedure writing guide today and speed up your policies and procedures project. You can also download the table of contents as a PDF file.
Download a free sample policy and procedure from any manual with no obligation. You will get the manual’s table of contents and one complete policy and procedure Word file. Use the Word files to start Writing a Policy Procedure Manual of your own.