June 20, 2021
strategy vision

How Do You Engage Employees Through Your Company Vision?

Have you ever taken over new job only to find that the former manager had nothing documented? Do company policies exist if they’re not documented? What if there was a disaster? What if a key person quit? Will you have time to write policies and procedures from disaster recovery to computer, network, and email use? How do you engage employees through your company vision?
June 12, 2021
Business Outsourcing

What are Best Practices for Outsourcing in Your Business?

Hiring a third party to perform outsourced business tasks on your account often means you’re exposing your business to new risks such as confidentiality breaches. Thinking ahead to formulate a clear outsourcing procedure can save your business a lot of money, time, and even a legal case. What are best practices for outsourcing in your business?
February 8, 2021
policy manual

What is the Difference Between Policy, Process, Procedure, SOP, or Work Instruction?

There are many differences between a policy, process, procedure, SOP, or work instruction. Here we explain the differences between policies, procedures, processes, and how each are used in a business setting.
October 28, 2020
Business Writing First, Edit Later

What is the Policy Review Process?

If too many people are required to authorize a document, policy and procedure development becomes a bureaucratic nightmare, considerably slowing -- if not preventing -- their release AND adding little to no value to the final version.
October 18, 2020
Five Steps to Create SOP Template

How to Write a Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) Template

A Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Template will allow you to standardize your procedures, get started quickly, and provide fast, easy answers to common SOP questions.
March 8, 2020
Policy Deployment Framework

What Is a Procedure?

A procedure is a way that you achieve consistent results.
February 13, 2020
Procedure Software

Time for Policy Procedure Management Software?

Nobody wants to pay for the cost of maintaining policies and procedures, so the next best thing is to pay less than your paper-based system or simple file server. Policy and procedure management software is the least expensive way to manage your policies and procedures.
February 10, 2020
MS Word Procedure Heading Styles

Do You Need a Policies and Procedures Style Guide?

The ultimate style guide for your policies and procedures is the user -- the employee responsible for the process.
January 23, 2020
Procedure Workflow Software

OnPolicy Policy Procedure Workflow

In a document management system, policies and procedures are continually reviewed, revised, and updated. The means for an audit trail is in place, and documents don't fall into a "black hole".