Policies are normally put in place to properly
govern management, and employees. When a situation arises itís
good to not have to re-invent the wheel for each situation.
Policies maintain a sense of consistency as long as there is a
policy in place for most situations that could arise.
Developing an employee handbook or policy manual that is in
compliance with state and federal law accomplishes this. Most
companies have the same general policies, and then specific
customized policies that cater to their work environment. Some
of the traits of a good employee handbook or policy manual are that
they are ethical, realistic, and easy to read to name a few.
When these books or manuals are formulated properly, they not only
ensure a comfortable work environment for employees, but they also
motivate employees to achieve higher goals which lead to increased