The Team Approach to Writing Policies and Procedures

Proceedings-1996; By Diane L. Whitmer; Summary by Maria Christophel (2006) This article provides a brief insight of the benefits inherent in using the team approach for writing policies and procedures. The article provides a method for structuring the documentation teams, for planning the writing, and for developing the documentation. The article describes team consensus, sense of ownership, stronger writing skills, and sense of hard-earned accomplishment as benefits of using the team approach.