The Employee handbook is also known as company handbook, staff handbook, employee manual or policy manual. It contains a lot of the information which the employer wishes to convey to the employee about company policies and procedures. It should be viewed as a positive contribution to workplace harmony. It facilitates consistency, clarity and equality. By issuing an employee handbook to every worker, the employer helps to establish the company way of doing things. The employee knows that there is a system for dealing with most problems which can arise in the workplace and that helps foster a climate of caring, which in turn helps productivity.