In order to achieve the above mentioned objectives, record keeping must have the following essentials:
Here should be simplicity in record-keeping. Records should be maintained according to the requirements of the organization so as to facilitate comprehension.
Records should be preserved accurately so as to reduce the chances of errors and frauds.
The cost of maintaining and providing records is also an important factor which the office manager has to keep in mind.
Record should be useful for better management of the affairs of the business. Record-keeping should avoid retention of papers not needed.