Policy A policy is a principle or protocol to guide decisions and achieve rational outcomes. A policy is a statement of intent, and is implemented as a procedure or protocol. Policies are generally adopted by the Board of or senior governance body within an organization whereas procedures or protocols would be developed and adopted by senior executive officers. Policies can assist in both subjective and objective decision making. Policies to assist in subjective decision making would usually assist senior management with decisions that must consider the relative merits of a number of factors before making decisions and as a result are often hard to objectively test e.g. work-life balance policy.
Policies and Guidance - Things to Know "Things to Know" ...about National Park Service policy and the Directives System Contents (12/07/2011) 1. What is policy?
Secretary's Standards--Treatment of Historic Properties The Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties, 1995 Standards for Preservation 1. A property will be used as it was historically, or be given a new use that maximizes the retention of distinctive materials, features, spaces, and spatial relationships.
Federal, Provincial and Territorial (F/P/T) governments recognize the contribution historic places make to our communities. Since 2001, the F/P/T governments have worked together through an initiative to jointly develop core programs. The Canadian Register of Historic Places (CRHP) provides a single source of information about all historic places recognized for their heritage value at the local, provincial, territorial and national levels throughout Canada. With the Canadian Register you can: Learn about other parts of Canada Locate places to visit on vacation Research history in your community Create connections to your past About Us
The Conservation Decision-making Process Conservation activities can be seen as a sequence of actions - from understanding the historic place, to planning for its conservation and intervening through projects or maintenance. Understanding a historic place is an essential first step to good conservation practice. This is normally achieved through research and investigation. The Standards & Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada
www.housingreconstruction.org/housing/sites/housingreconstruction.org/files/Chapter 11 Cultural Heritage Conservation.pdf Safer Homes, Stronger Communities: A Handbook for Reconstructing after Disasters was developed on behalf of the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), to assist policy makers and project managers engaged in large-scale post-disaster reconstruction programs make decisions about how to reconstruct housing and communities after natural disasters. Post-disaster reconstruction begins with a series of decisions that must be made almost immediately. Despite the urgency with which these decisions are made, they have long-term impacts, changing the lives of those affected by the disaster for years to come. As a policy maker, you may be responsible for establishing the policy framework for the entire reconstruction process or for setting reconstruction policy in only one sector. The handbook is emphatic about the importance of establishing a policy to guide reconstruction.