Business Category: Organize Your Business


Why Do We Have Processes and Procedures?

Why do we have processes and procedures?” Have you heard that question before? Perhaps you were even the one asking it. How happy were you with the answer you gave, or with the one you received? Frequently people struggle to give a clear and meaningful response to such an obvious question. It is, however, probably one of the most important questions to answer before starting or updating a system of policies and procedures. Continue reading…

Do You Have a Process Improvement Aspiration?

Does anybody want to change? Your corporate culture represents your readiness and willingness to change. How well does your organization accept new ideas for development and process improvement aspiration? How much risk can your organization handle? Moreover, how does your leadership promote change? These simple questions provide the answers to your readiness and willingness for real change management to occur. Continue reading…

Where to Start When Writing Policies and Procedures

This is one of those chicken and an egg questions. Do you write company policies and then develop business procedures to realize the policies? Or, do you write your company procedures and then develop business policies? Or maybe you write procedures and then are wondering how policies fit in since they are not a part of your procedure. Where should you start when writing policies and procedures? Continue reading…

How to Organize Your Policies and Procedures Manual

Knowing how to organize your policies and procedures manual will be vital to its readability and usefulness. In deciding how you will organize your procedures manual, you need to be concerned with how it is going to be set up, what policies and procedures will be covered, how to efficiently handle later updates or supplements, and ease of employees to quickly find and gather the information they need. A guide for the organization of your policies and procedures manual is described briefly below. Continue reading…