Having your Standard Operating Procedures in place is the only way in which you can ensure consistency and grow your business. However, it is often perceived as a difficult and time-consuming task to compile Standard Operating Procedures, especially in the light of them not staying the same over time due to improvements. Fortunately, there are some … Read more An Overview of Apps to Use to Document Your Standard Operating Procedures
A Standard Operating Procedure is a written instruction that a worker should follow to perform a task effectively. It communicates who will perform the task, what materials are necessary, where the task will take place, when the task must be performed, and how the person will execute the task. Here are some ideas to … Read more 5 Tips for Writing Effective Standard Operating Procedures
When compiling a Standard Operating Procedures Manual, you must keep in mind that people are involved. You need their cooperation and buy-in in order to achieve a good end result. They must understand how they will benefit by the whole process. It is a creative process which involves the cooperation between managers, employees, and advisors. … Read more Why can Standard Operating Procedures Manuals fail?
This post originally appeared as a guest post on Small Business Fundamentals. What are Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)? One of the most useful systems to streamline your business is having a Standard Operating Procedures manual. It is a working document (accessible to all staff) that provides detailed instructions on specific recurring work processes. It communicates … Read more Just your basic SOP!