February 24, 2020
Writing Business Policies Procedures

What is a Policy Manual?

Writing a policy manual provides important information on company policies relating to business processes, employee expectations, and organizational standards for performance. When writing a Policy Manual, think of it as a top level document to reference individual policies and associated procedures that support each policy.
February 3, 2020
Ethical Policy

How to Create an Effective Ethics Policy

Merely having an ethics policy in place isn't enough.
January 5, 2020
Policy Deployment Framework

What Is a Policy Cycle?

All organizational policies have to be reviewed on a regular basis to ensure that they reflect the business realities of the moment -- to make sure the company isn't falling behind.
December 16, 2019
Bad Policies

How to Fix Bad Business Policies

The best policies give everyone in the organization a sense of purpose and direction.
October 14, 2019
Enforce Policy

How Policies Become Unenforceable

Everyone has to deal sooner or later with policies that are so poorly written, they're without meaning and validity; in short, they're unenforceable.
April 14, 2019
Policies and Procedures Manual Format

How to Format Your Policies and Procedures Manual

The procedures manual format and appearance are as important as the organization and content. What are the most effective design and style features to use?
October 7, 2018
Policy Procedure Differences

What’s the Difference Between Policies and Procedures?

A policy is a guiding principle used to set direction in an organization. Policies can be courses of action to guide and influence decisions. A procedure is a particular way of accomplishing something. Procedures should be designed as a series of steps to accomplish an end result.
July 21, 2018
Revising Policy Procedures

How to Revise Policies Procedures

Writing activities are typically divided into three steps or phases ƒ?? Planning, Drafting, and Revising. What's the importance of the revision stage?
March 19, 2018
Policy Deployment Framework

How to Review Business Policies

Why do you review? To ensure accuracy and completeness, and to make sure everyone has the same understanding of the policy or process. In short -- to ensure effective communication.