The Keeley Consulting Group - Tokyo Rhode Island Singapore: Getting the basics of policy development
A policy could be depicted as a group’s way of doing things — something that advances over time and eventually gets adopted by newer stakeholders. It is a clear expression of an organization’s position on certain issues and guides its stakeholders on how to achieve its goals.
It is undoubtedly an essential for any organization as it serves as a pattern or standard that stakeholders will consult when there’s a dispute concerning the implementation of a particular decision. However, developing a policy is a long and arduous process.
The Keeley Consulting Group describes the process of policy development as something that’s based not only on the organization’s collective decision on which direction to take but also on the individual views of its stakeholders.
To easily grasp the essence of developing a policy, here’s an overview of the basics:
– Determine the purpose that a certain policy will serve in the organization.