Conduct policies contain the rules both employees and employers must adhere to. They outline how people should appropriately interact with one another at work.
Why are conduct policies important?
- They can demonstrates a Company's values
- They can provide guidelines for behaviour
- They can help the Company to act within the law
- They can help to improve and maintain employee morale
- They can enable Companies to measure employee success
What's included in this library?
Conduct policies are important for outlining how employees are supposed to interact and behave while at work. By setting rules and expectations, employees know how to act at work and can be more successful in their roles.
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