AP policy vs. procedures

April 11, 2019

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Q. Why does a company need an AP Policy if it has strong procedures? Is it just to put things all in one cohesive document? A. To respond to your question, our AP experts and senior trainers Judy Bicking and Pam Miller think it's very important to explain the difference between the terms "policies" and "procedures."Policies are general in nature. They describe in broad terms the organization’s compliance standards and how AP will support them. On the other hand, procedures are how-to guides…

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