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POLICY FORM: TEMPLATE TO SHARE
Policy Area: Subject:
Title of Policy: Number:
Effective Date: Page Number:
1. Rationale or background to policy: (this area could also be on the back of this
It is important to write out why this policy needed to be created. Often when
organizations review their policies they wonder where on earth this “came from”
Having a background puts the policy in context so that when reviewing time comes the
organization can consider whether in fact it is still necessary for the original purpose.
What was the issue/challenge behind creating the policy Why was it necessary to
formulate a policy Provide an example to make it clear.
2. Policy Statement: A simple statement of What is to be accomplished.
3. Procedures: List in logical format the steps to take. How to implement the policy.
Created by: Donna Lockhart
The RETHINK GROUP
October 2010 Page 1