INTRODUCTION

PART I: MISSION

PART II: ORGANIZATION

  1. Getting Started
  2. Ethics Model
  3. Business Model
  4. Office Structure
  5. Positions

Part III: POLICIES

  1. Hiring Policy
  2. Equal Employment Opportunity
  3. Employment At Will
  4. Introductory Period
  5. Standards of Conduct
  6. Standards of Care
  7. Professional Responsibility
  8. Public Service
  9. Office Hours
  10. Attendance
  11. Punctuality
  12. Time Away from the Office
  13. Severe Weather Conditions
  14. Salary
  15. Overtime
  16. Procrastination
  17. Breaks
  18. Office Attire and Decorum
  19. Use of Office Equipment
  20. Continuing Education
  21. Independent Practice
  22. Teaching
  23. Confidentiality
  24. Intellectual Property
  25. Sexual Harassment
  26. A Safe Workplace
  27. Gambling
  28. Conflict of Interests
  29. Gifts
  30. Assessing Performance
  31. Separations

Part IV: PROCEDURES

  1. General Procedures
  2. Sign-In / Sign-Out
  3. Timesheets
  4. Time Management
  5. Meetings
  6. Estimates
  7. Contracts
  8. Expense Reports
  9. Office Resource Management
  10. Travel
  11. Purchases
  12. Valuables
  13. Receiving Visitors
  14. Publicity and Promotion
  15. Press and Publications

Part V: OPERATIONS

  1. Office Environment
  2. Telephone
  3. Correspondence
  4. Internet
  5. Electrical Outlets
  6. Printing and Copying
  7. Filing Systems
  8. File Naming
  9. Drawings
  10. Food
  11. Temperature and Ventilation
  12. Smoking

Part VI: ENVIRONMENT

  1. Individual Work Stations
  2. Reception
  3. Conference Room
  4. Drafting Room
  5. Model Shop
  6. Sample Room
  7. Storage

Part VI: BENEFITS

  1. General Benefits
  2. Office Holidays
  3. Vacation
  4. Sick and Personal Days
  5. Professional Association Memberships