What is an organizational policy?

Organizational policies often reinforce and clarify the standard operating procedure in a workplace. An organizational policy will help the management to manage employers more effectively by defining acceptable and unacceptable behaviour in the workplace. An organizational policy will help to build a broad guideline on action to be taken to achieve that purpose.

What are the benefits of having an organizational policy?

  • Develop employer’s knowledge skills about what is expected of them
  • Provide rules and guidelines for decision-making in routine situations
  • Able to develop a consistent and clear response on dealing with situations
  • Help the employers to be treated fairly and equally
  • Help to overcome complaints and misunderstandings
  • Provide a clear framework for the delegation of decision-making

How to develop and introduce organizational policies to an employee?

Step 1: Management Support

Management support to an organizational policy is very important and can be

achieved by actively seeking employees feedbacks.

Step 2: Consult with staff

Staff involvement is very important in developing and implementing this

organizational policy and helps to determine how mighty this works on the


Step 3: Define the terms of the policy

The policy should explain what are acceptable and unacceptable behaviours in the


Step 5: Training and regular referral

The organizational policy may be explained to staff through information and training

sessions during staff meetings

Step 6: Implementation

This organizational policy must be implemented consistently according to the


Step 7:  Evaluate and review

Every 6 months or 12 months the organization policy must be reviewed and evaluated

to ensure that it is in line with any changes.

Alchemy Resources, as an HR consulting firm, places a high value on these practices and has implemented them in our workplace. We have held training sessions for employees and managers (EQGL). At ARSB, we have helped our clients draft and implemented many organisation policies, speak to us if you are looking to implement an organizational policy to improve your workflow. Reach us at enquiry enquiry@alchemyconsultancy.asia


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