Policy decisions are defined in management theory as those decisions that define the basic principles of the organization and determine how it will develop and function in the future. Policies set the limits within which operational decisions are made. Examples include:
- Vision, Mission, Aim
- Budget and Finance Practices
- Allocation of Resources
- Organizational Structure
Policy decisions limit the actions an organization and its members can take without changing the policy.
The DMOZ is not the Division of Motor Vehicles nor the Demilitarized Zone but it was certainly a land mine for the better part of my afternoon. The DMOZ is the Open Directory Project (ODP) founded in 1998 to build a directory of the World Wide Web—all the websites in the world.
… Read on “Frustration with Sociocracy at the DMOZ”
Update: As of 17 March 2017, DMOZ is no longer active. That means this post is now history but the question is