METHODS AND TECHNIQUES OF PERSONNEL PLANNING
Planning and policy making are the two sides of the same coin. They are complementary and supplementary to each other. A policy is a guides, helping a specific course of action. Policies can be specific or general. General policies are usually broad and comprehensive, directing a course of action for the entire organisation. Specific policies relate to operational levels of work, having significance to areas of work. Rules and procedures are to be framed in accordance with policy guidelines
Personnel policies serve a number of different functions. Firstly, formulation of policies may relate to the practices to be established between employers and employees. Secondly it may lead to a consistent application of rules and procedures to all employees. Thirdly such policies would assure continuity of action, irrespective of change in supervisors in any department or division.Policies are communicated to employees through communication channels and should be administered uniformly and equitably.