How would your company hold up to a surprise white glove inspection of its written policies? Well, on one hand if you have none, no harm, no foul. If you have some, are they clear and correct to all concerned?
I’m not proposing you bury yourself with paperwork, but I am proposing you have a written description of what you think the job requirements are for any and all positions in your company. This will allow all individuals working in the company to have at least a basic understanding of what is expected of them. Over the years, I’ve come to this conclusion: it is possible to communicate with others first by mental telepathy, second by a Vulcan Mine Meld, and finally by having to write everything down in order that I could be a better communicator! I finally had to accept the reality that the best way to communicate with another person is to write things down!
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