As a leader and manager, you will have to address upcoming needs and issues of your organization as each area expands and develops. One way to address areas of concern is to create a written policy or Standard Operational Guideline (SOG) for personnel to follow. This policy will be part of your road map to success, and will become part of the organization’s policy manual.
For this assignment, select one issue (**This issue will be decontamination for Fire Investigators in the Fire Department**) may influence your operation and create a 2–3 page policy or Standard Operational Guideline (SOG) that will effectively address the issue. Include any corrective or necessary action(s) that will help avoid the situation in the future. **This issue will be decontamination for Fire Investigators in the Fire Department**
Include a summary explaining why the actions that you address, or take, do not violate any current laws or regulations or interfere with any existing policies.
NOTE: This project will require outside research. Use at least two credible sources beyond the text material. You may consult the Library, the internet, the textbook, other course material, and any other outside resources in supporting your task, using proper citations in APA style. Discuss how you evaluated the credibility of the resources used.
In addition to fulfilling the specifics of the assignment, a successful paper must also meet the following criteria:
Your paper must include a title page and references page in 10- or 12-point font. (Arial, Courier, and Times New Roman are acceptable.)
Viewpoint and purpose should be clearly established and sustained.
Assignment should follow the conventions of Standard English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.).
Writing should be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful.
Your work should display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics.
Appropriate 6th edition APA formatting and citation style should be followed.
You should also make sure to:
Include a title page with full name, class name, section number, and date.
Include an introductory and concluding paragraph and demonstrate college-level communication through the composition of original materials in Standard English.
Use examples to support your discussion.
Cite all sources on a separate reference page at the end of your paper and cite them within the body of your paper using APA format and citation style.
Criteria: Ask yourself the following questions.
Did you identify one issue that may impact your operation?
Did you create policy or Standard Operational Guideline (SOG) that will effectively address the issue?
In your policy, did you include corrective action(s) that will help avoid the issue in the future?
Did you analyze the corrective actions to determine if they violate laws, regulations, or policies?
Did you explain why the actions do not violate any current laws or regulations or interfere with existing policies?
Did you use at least two credible sources?
Did you answer all the questions in a substantive manner?
Is your content complete enough to explain your statements?
Is there a logical flow to your ideas?
Did you present the material in a clear and concise manner to provide easy readability?