Characteristics of a Good
Policy
&
Overall View of Planning and
its Relationship to the
Management Process
Subtitle
Characteristics of a
Good Policy
1. Policies must be known and understood
by all who are affected by them. Written
policies are most effective because they...
2. Policies should be stable. If policies are to
serve as guides to actions, they should not be
changed frequently. Carefu...
3. Policies must be consistent within the
company at all levels and departments of the
organization.
4. Policies must be sincere. Policies are public
pronouncement of the philosophy and beliefs of
the company. The wording o...
5. Policies must be realistic. Present
situations or conditions must be considered if
policy statements are to be implemen...
6. Policies must be joined up. Policy making
should be built around shared corporate goals
and values, not around organiza...
7. Policies should be future proofed. Reflects
identified prospective trends and not only on
past performance. As is commo...
8. Policies must be goal based. Focus on
outcome delivered without unnecessary
emphasis on the method by which it is to be...
9. Policies must be inclusive. Policy makers
take as full account as possible of the impact the
policy will have on differ...
Overall View of Planning and its Relationship
to the Management Process
Characteristics of a good policy
Characteristics of a good policy
Characteristics of a good policy
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  1. 1. Characteristics of a Good Policy & Overall View of Planning and its Relationship to the Management Process Subtitle
  2. 2. Characteristics of a Good Policy
  3. 3. 1. Policies must be known and understood by all who are affected by them. Written policies are most effective because they are spell out what organization members should or should not do under a given situation.
  4. 4. 2. Policies should be stable. If policies are to serve as guides to actions, they should not be changed frequently. Careful study should therefore taken in formulating policies.
  5. 5. 3. Policies must be consistent within the company at all levels and departments of the organization.
  6. 6. 4. Policies must be sincere. Policies are public pronouncement of the philosophy and beliefs of the company. The wording of policies should include real intention, otherwise, they become mere writings on paper and meaningless in practice.
  7. 7. 5. Policies must be realistic. Present situations or conditions must be considered if policy statements are to be implemented. They should not be a mere statement of ideals and commitments which cannot be implemented if conditions were different.
  8. 8. 6. Policies must be joined up. Policy making should be built around shared corporate goals and values, not around organizational structures or existing functions.
  9. 9. 7. Policies should be future proofed. Reflects identified prospective trends and not only on past performance. As is commonly stated: the past is not a guarantee of the future.
  10. 10. 8. Policies must be goal based. Focus on outcome delivered without unnecessary emphasis on the method by which it is to be achieved.
  11. 11. 9. Policies must be inclusive. Policy makers take as full account as possible of the impact the policy will have on different groups who are affected by the policy. Brings together the view points of the regulator and the regulated to find the best middle ground.
  12. 12. Overall View of Planning and its Relationship to the Management Process
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