The relationship between the employer and the employee is based on mutual benefits and respect. Clear rules and guidelines ensure that friction and misunderstandings are kept to a minimum, which in turn promotes not only productivity but also a positive working environment.
Rules are implemented in the workplace through the employment contract, policies and procedures. The employment contract is the basis of the relationship between the employer and the employee and states the terms and conditions as agreed upon. This cannot be amended without proper consultation with the employee. Therefore the majority of rules in the workplace are implemented through policies and procedures. Read more