An authoritative guide to organisation is called office manual. When written instructions to employees for work schedule, system and procedure is issued, it is called a office manual. It states the, relationship of various departments and offices, rules and regulations affecting the employees. These guidelines and directions to employees including office system, procedure and routine is called office manual. The following are the broad objectives of office manual:
(a) It prepares authorised and standarised instructions to employees.
(b) It is prepared to avoid repetition of instructions.
(c) It is devised to fix up responsibility.
(d) It is meant to exercise effective control.