Does your company lack structure when doing simple tasks? Are your staff members too dependent, seeing the need for them to be more self-reliant? Do you find yourself pondering streamlining the processes of your rapidly expanding company? Then you will begin to understand the question: why is it important to have standard operating procedures? Continue reading Why is it Important to Have Standard Operating Procedures?
I wonder how many of our clients, on receiving our company policy and procedure manuals, have asked themselves what in heck they got themselves into — “There’s a lot of stuff here…where do I begin?” Well, like a lot of things, it’s probably not as difficult as it looks initially. First, you took a step in the right direction by using our templates to develop your company policies and procedures. It’s always easier to start with some of the work already done for you, rather than you having to start from scratch. How do you write a policy and procedure?
An effective policy procedure manual is clearly written and easily understood by all the employees in your organization. Remember that the objective of your policy procedure manual is to improve the efficiency of your company, establish business controls and to comply with established regulations. How to Create an Effective Policy Procedure Manual. Continue reading How to Create an Effective Policy Procedure Manual
Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) entail step-by-step guides or instructions on how certain business activities are performed. They are essential for any growing business that strives for efficient output. They will help you cut back on training resources and ensure that you are providing consistent products or services to your end-users. This article explains how to create standard operating procedures (sops) that your entire company can use.
Developing company policies and procedures can be a difficult task requiring expertise in writing, company politics, and an understanding of business process design. Each subject you research will also require interpreting laws, regulations, and standards. So what do you do if you are not skilled in these areas? Here are some examples of company policies and procedures to get you started. Continue reading What are Examples of Company Policies and Procedures?
Any old policy and procedure format saves time by not having to start from scratch, right? Well, not necessarily. Using a weak starting point can hurt employee usability, introduce confusion and user-error, and may not assist in your compliance and control objectives. The result could set your procedures project back further and cost you even more time to fix it later. So, why else should you write policies and procedures? Continue reading How Do You Write Policies and Procedures?