Re: Policies & Procedures Manual questions

Subject: Re: Policies & Procedures Manual questions
From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: "Cardimon, Craig" <ccardimon -at- M-S-G -dot- com>, 'Techwr-l' <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:25:27 -0800

The "justification" for a procedure is that there's a policy that requires it. Your policies need to be written in a way that makes clear to the reader that they mandate specific procedures.

The justification for a policy is "because someone said so," that someone being either your upper management, some govt regulator, your customers, the ISO or other higher power that scares the bejesus out of your company's employees.

Gene Kim-Eng

On 1/20/2015 11:21 AM, Cardimon, Craig wrote:

Hello, Whirlers,

I am putting together a Policies & Procedures Manual, which is proceeding nicely.

I have been asked to include some justifications, which I will be given, for said procedures.

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