Quality management procedures are critical to improvement. If you are a manager of a group of people then you basically have two ways of using procedures, either you are using them to drive consistency and improvement or you’re not. How are your management procedures used? Continue reading How are Management Procedures Used?
Many people often ask: how expensive is it to develop your policies and procedures? But is this really the right question? Perhaps we should consider, What is the Cost to Write Policies and Procedures? Continue reading What Does It Cost to Write Policies and Procedures?
Policies and procedures define your processes, are a part of deploying your strategy, and identify what is important to the business. ISO standards require certain processes as critical elements to improvement and a working management system. Yet, how often have you contemplated your policies and procedures strategy? Continue reading How to Create Policies and Procedures Strategy
So you have been tasked with writing policies and procedures and now you are looking for templates that can make your job easier. Policies and Procedures Templates are editable documents that provide a starting point. Continue reading Guide to Writing Policies and Procedures Templates
If you are writing policies and procedures documentation, then at some point you will need to answer the question “How Effective are Policies and Procedures?” If you can measure your documentation against some common elements, then you will have a method for managing, reviewing, and communicating the effectiveness of your policies and procedures. Continue reading How Effective are Policies and Procedures?
If you are planning to write your own policies and procedures manual from scratch, then it helps to have Examples of Policies and Procedures to guide you to creating your own manual. There are a number of free sample policies and procedures templates that you can use to start your manual of policies & procedures. Continue reading What are Examples of Policies and Procedures?
How can you make your policies and procedures work? Customers and readers alike tell us how difficult it can be to keep their policies and procedures up to date. Due to the ever-increasing rate of change, your policies and procedures can get “stale” (ineffective) very fast. What else goes wrong with procedures? Continue reading How Do You Make Policies and Procedures Work?
Your Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) provide employees with a handy reference to common everyday business practices, daily activities, or routine tasks. Training is faster and interruptions are reduced. So, how do you get started writing standard operating procedures? Continue reading How Do You Begin Writing Standard Operating Procedures?