The method by which any institution is administered; system of management; course.
Management or administration based on temporal or material interest, rather than on principles of equity or honor; hence, worldly wisdom; dexterity of management; cunning; stratagem.
Prudence or wisdom in the management of public and private affairs; wisdom; sagacity; wit.
a general statement of direction for an enterprise. See Chapter3
a guiding principle or plan of action agreed to by a group of people with the power to carry it out and enforce it.
A governing principle pertaining to goals, objectives, and/or activities. It is a decision on an issue not resolved on the basis of facts and logic only. FOR EXAMPLE, the policy of expediting drug cases in the courts might be adopted as a basis for reducing the average number of days from arraignment to disposition.
a medium to long-term course of action comprising a goal and a strategy.
A guideline statement.
a statement of principles for action; a position that guides the decision-making and activities of the organization
assurance statements that guarantee certain procedures will routinely be followed by staff as related to early intervention and special education programs. The rules that a state or local school system has for providing services for and educating students with special needs.
The decision-making function (control strategy) of the agent, which represents a mapping from situations to actions.
A statement expressing some position, value or belief and/or a plan or course of action including specific steps and procedures.
The approach adopted by an organisation to determine decisions and actions.
A written statement used to guide and determine present and future decisions about standards of care.
is usually a written document which describes the guidelines used by an organisation to explain what it does and how it does it, on a specific issue. Policies explain what principles are used by an organisation to make choices that will help it achieve its aims. Policies can be on all kinds of issues, for example: equal opportunities, health and safety, confidentiality, use of volunteers or an area of service delivery.
A general principle approved by the Laboratory Director that guides the management of LLNL.
Any plan or course of action adopted by a government, business organization, or the like, designed to influence and determine decisions and actions. For example, Clean Air regulations constitute policy issued by the EPA to control air pollution.
A written statement that reflects the employer's standards and objectives relating to various employee activities and employment-related matters.
In the context of political science, a government course or general plan of action designed to solve problems or achieve specified goals.
A brief document that states the high-level organization position, states the scope, and establishes who is responsible for compliance with the policy and the corresponding standards. Following is an abbreviated example of what a policy may contain Introduction Definitions Policy Statement identifying the need for "something" (e.g. data security) Scope People playing a role and their responsibilities Statement of Enforcement, including responsibility
Any plan or course of action adopted by a government, political party, business organization, or the like, designed to influence and determine decisions, actions and other matters.
Guideline for decision-making.
usually public policy - with public interest often placed above common law precedent While policy considerations have to be weighed, the objective of the judges is the formulation of principle.
A general statement of an organisation's (or an operation's) aims, commitment, responsibilities and resources necessary to achieve a particular objective.
A course of action or specific rule of conduct to be followed in achieving goals and objectives.
The Policy Committee is responsible for developing and disseminating official ISSCR position statements on issues of interest to the scientific community, government agencies and elected officials, and the general public. Catherine M. Verfaillie, M.D., Chair University of Minnesota Department of Medicine firstname.lastname@example.org
A general statement that provides a basis for decision-making. It addresses what must be done and, sometimes, why, and when.
course of action adopted by an authority to achieve its goals and objectives with regard to a specific subject area.
the making of context-dependent decisions
Principles that govern action toward given ends. A statement of agreed-upon courses to be adopted and followed.
A course of action written down and agreed on by all those involved in the project.
Statements, plans, practices, and regulations adopted by a government or other organization that are designed to guide or control institutional and community behavior.
An administrative plan or set of guidelines, preferably written, which delineate acceptable practices and actions for a wide range of activities within an organization, such as library technical services, or for a single broadly defined activity such as collection development.
A declared intention and course of action adopted by government, party, etc., for the achievement of a goal.
The course of action for an undertaking adopted by a government, a person or some other party. The instruments that exist to support policy and the tools used to achieve policy objectives comprise some or all of the following societal instruments; economic or market-based instruments; command and control instruments; direct government involvement; and institutional and organizational arrangements. It is to be mentioned that, although law may be used as a policy instrument, there are cases where law may impose constraints on what policies can be adopted. For example, if the constitution states that the shore is the patrimony of the nation or requires the payment of compensation for the expropriation of the land, the policies that could be adopted for ICAM are restricted.
in this connection business policy, a general principle of activity or guidelines for aligning the way of acting of a unit
A definite course of action selected from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions (in the dealing with a particular matter or situation); An overall Plan embracing general goals and procedures of a body (government, political or organization).
A statement of an organisationâ€(tm)s strategy for achieving a safe and healthy working environment and the responsibility, organisation and arrangements for pursuing and implementing the strategy
A statement of well-defined requirements, conditions or preferences put forth by a Provider and/or Consumer that is utilized to formulate decisions leading to actions and/or operations within the infrastructure.
The course of action which the Council will take within specified areas in response to problems, issues or planning applications.
a statement that directs present and future decisions of Illinois State University, reflecting the University’s general goals. Policy on University Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines
A statement which defines the parameters of action for an organization and provides a basis for the board and staff to carry out their responsibilities.
A plan or course of action that is intended to influence and determine decisions, actions, and other matters.
A course or principal of action adopted by an organisation.
An adopted principle, plan, or course of action, as pursued by a government, organization, or individual.
A guiding principle, typically established by senior management, that is adopted by an organization or project to influence decisions.
Policies are formal written statements that control what happens in organizations: for example, policies may determine how much money a school or district can receive from a program such as Title I, how that money can be spent, and who can be hired to do the work in the school. When we think about how schools can work in partnership with families, we think most about public policies: those that are made by local, state or federal governments.
A plan that describes how a question or subject should be addressed; it establishes parameters for making decisions.
A definite course or method of action to guide and determine present and future decisions. It is a guide to decision making under a given set of circumstances within the framework of corporate objectives, goals and management philosophies.
can be a course of action, guiding principle or procedure.
a specific statement that guides decision making. Policies are statements of intent for actions to be taken in pursuit of a given objective.
A guiding principle which directs a course of action adopted by an organisation.
Any plan or course of action adopted and designed to influence and determine decisions, actions, and other matters. A course of action, guiding principle, or procedure considered to be expedient, prudent or advantageous.
A guide that establishes the parameters for decision making and action.
A course of action. Public policy refers to actions taken by a government body.
Statement adopted by a school board or an administrative agency outlining principals to be followed with respect to specific matters; usually requires rules or regulations to be formulated for its implementation, and is broad enough to provide for administrative decisions regarding the manner in which it shall be implemented, although its implementation in some manner is mandatory.
An established course of action that is binding on all those whom it affects. There is no deviation from policies
a high-level statement of purpose used to guide and determine present and future decisions and actions.
A definite course or method of action selected from among alternatives in light of given conditions to guide and determine present and future decisions. Policy may be set by governments, non-governmental organizations or other groups
Statement adopted officially by a school board or an administrative agency outlining principles to be followed in specific matters. It usually requires rules or regulations to be formulated for it to be implemented and is broad enough to provide for administrative decisions about the manner in which it will be put in place although its implementation in some manner is mandatory.
Policy is a very broadly used term. To the AAA server, it means the conditionally applicable set of attribute-value pairs that an AAA protocol, such as RADIUS, may support. HP-UX AAA policies are simple or complex decisions that control the authentication, authorization, and accounting process for a user's access request.
A written statement that communicates management's intent, objectives, requirements, responsibilities, and/or standards.
Statement of intent. Example: "When an employee has worked for us for 30 days, he/she will become eligible for health benefits."
A written principle or rule to guide decision-making.
A collection of one or more privacy statements together with information that provides the identity, URI, assurances, and dispute resolution procedures of the service covered by the policy.
The Environmental Policy is a statement by the organization of its intentions and principles in relation to its overall environmental performance which provides a framework for action and for the setting of environmental objectives and targets.
A plan of action adopted by an individual or a social group.
The course or statement of principle for action adopted or proposed by a group or organisation, whether a government, party, association, or board. Items linked to this NZFVC Topic Area cover research and evaluation material relating to policy, both government and non-government, particularly, but not exclusively within the New Zealand jurisdiction.
Can be defined from two perspectives: (a) as a definite goal, course or method of action to guide and determine present and future decisions. "Policies" are implemented or executed within a particular context (such as policies defined within a business unit); (b) as a set of rules to administer, manage, and control access to network resources. These two views are not contradictory. (Source: IETF RFC 3198)
(noun) A principle, plan etc., as of a government.
A set of aims, guidelines and procedures to help you make decisions and manage an organisation or structure. Policies are based on people's values and goals. See Integrated Metropolitan Environmental Policy.
Written statement passed by formal motion of the board of trustees which gives general guidelines for making decisions in the administration of the library.
A group of DHCP attributes or options applied to a single scope or group of scopes.
Generally, a plan or course of action that influences or determines decisions and actions. For computer systems, policy typically means security policy. Your site's security policy is the set of rules that define the sensitivity of the information that is being processed and the measures that are used to protect the information from unauthorized access. For example, security policy might require that systems be audited, that devices be protected with privileges, and that passwords be changed every six weeks. For the implementation of policy in specific areas of the Solaris OS, see audit policy, policy in the cryptographic framework, device policy, Kerberos policy, password policy, and RBAC policy.
Principles, approaches and methods stated by a company. Policies may be defined for particular requirements, such as confidentiality, integrity, availability, safety etc.
A statement of corporate intent, which will be adopted and pursued as advantageous or expedient.
A guiding principle designed to influence decisions, actions, etc. Typically a policy designates a required process or procedure within an organization.
Formal guidelines for how government decisions should be made or how programmes should be implemented.
decisions concerning the way in which a government, a political party etc. is doing or intends to do something
A document embodying a contract of a definite course of action adopted for the sake of practical wisdom, expediency, etc.
A societal plan or statement of intentions intended to accomplish some social good.
A plan or course of action, of a Government or business, designed to influence and determine decisions and actions. See Bush Doctrine.
Statement that outlines expectations, standard and requirements for prudent management. Policies are long-lasting statements of goals and principles and are distinct from procedures, that include more detail about how to carry out a policy. There are campus policies, UC policies, and other governing policies. Example: Before approving the transaction, the Budget Approver confirmed that foreign travel was within the policy guidelines of the NSF grant.
a course or principle of action adopted by a government, party, business or individual. Portal is a gate or doorway. In the context of the Internet, a portal is a website that offers an entry point to other websites. Portals often include a search engine. Query Letter is a brief letter outlining an organization's activities and its request for funding. Such letters are sent to a potential funding agency to determine if it would be appropriate to submit a full grant proposal or application. Many funding agencies prefer to be contacted initially in this way prior to receiving a complete proposal. See also Letter of Inquiry.
politique Provides authoritative direction to government institutions on a given subject and determines the discretion for making decisions regarding that subject. Source: Government Communications Policy
Here: Guiding principle how medical or business processes have to be done according to the principle of best practice.
A policy is a plan of action to guide decisions and actions. The term may apply to government, private sector organizations and groups, and individuals. The policy process includes the identification of different alternatives, such as programs or spending priorities, and choosing among them on the basis of the impact they will have.