Organizational Planning & Documentation

Nov
28
2011

Travel Policies

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Travel Policies

What It Is For most companies, travel is necessary to cultivating and maintaining new business. Travel time and its associated expenses are often a major component of overhead business costs, and can place a drain on company resources and efficiency. A simple methodology to cut both the time and financial …

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Sep
15
2011
Succession Plans - BONUS

What It Is Succession planning is a process through which organizations prepare to hand over control to the next generation of leadership. The goal is to make the process as smooth as possible so there is little disruption when an owner or employee steps down. Although usually thought of only …

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Sep
15
2011
Risk Management Plans - BONUS

What It Is An organization’s risk management plan outlines the potential risks it faces, as well as methods for minimizing or eliminating those risks.[1] The risks and corresponding remedies vary depending on the organization, with examples including financial risks and safety risks.   Why It Matters A risk management plan …

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Sep
15
2011
Employee Handbooks

What It Is An employee handbook is a comprehensive document that details procedures for hiring, compensating, managing, and firing your employees. A complete human resources policy will typically contain the following: Welcome statement History of the organization Mission statement Anti-discrimination or diversity policies Orientation procedures Definitions of employment Expectations around …

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Sep
9
2011
Mission, Vision, and Values Statements

What It Is The first step in executing any sustainability initiative or program is to determine where you want to go by creating your sustainability vision and defining your goals. Your articulated mission, vision or values statements serve as a compass for your organization.   Why It Matters Even in …

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Sep
9
2011
Work Plans

What It Is A work plan is a way of mapping out the steps and objectives of a particular project. Projects are non-repetitive activities – they consist of a set of interrelated tasks that must be completed in order to achieve the project’s goal. Examples of projects include developing a …

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Sep
9
2011
Strategic Plans

What It Is A strategic plan maps out the upcoming months or years in the life of your business. A strategic plan should include an analysis of your business’ current situation, a vision for where you’d like to be within a set timeframe, and a detailed set of tactics that …

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Sep
9
2011
Marketing Plans

What It Is A marketing plan is a detailed plan that outlines specific marketing strategies for your business, or for a particular service, product, brand, or product line. Typically, a marketing plan includes: Analysis of the “Three Cs”: company, customer, competitors Detailed marketing strategy with “Four Ps”: product, price, place, …

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Sep
7
2011
Business Plans

What It Is A business plan is a roadmap to the life of your business. Components of a well-written business plan include: Executive Summary Market Analysis Company Description Organization and Management Marketing and Sales Management Service or Product Line Funding Request Financials Appendix   Why It Matters A business plan …

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