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Mission Statement

A brief statement of what a company wishes to accomplish in the course of its operations. A mission statement may be placed in a business plan, on a website or nearly anywhere else. A mission statement is often one or two sentences and is the most concise possible statement of the company's goals. For example, Ford's mission statement in the early 1900s was simply, "Democratize the automobile." See also: Vision statement.

mission statement

an explicit written statement of an ORGANIZATION'S long-term aims and objectives. Mission statements are designed to give substance to the perceived purposes of the organization and provide all employees with an indication of what they are attempting to achieve through their collective endeavours. See BUSINESS OBJECTIVES.

mission statement

an explicit written statement of a firm's long-term aims and objectives. Mission statements are designed to give substance to the perceived purposes of the firm and to provide all employees with an indication of what they are attempting to achieve through their collective endeavours. For example, Glaxo Smith Kline's mission statement reads: ‘Glaxo is a research-based company whose people are committed to fighting disease by bringing innovative medicines and services to patients throughout the world and to the healthcare providers who serve them. In pursuit of this “mission", the Group aims to achieve consistent improvement in the performance of the business, expanding the Group's share of the global market and increasing earnings year on year, thereby delivering superior returns to shareholders.‘ See also FIRM OBJECTIVES, CORPORATE GOVERNANCE.
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Commissioner Rossotti, TEI members agree that the IRS's mission statement must declare the agency's core business, must be concise and easily understood, and must reflect the agency's direction and focus on taxpayers.
Everyone has a specific vocation or mission in life .
2, Americans United for the Separation of Church and State filed suit in an effort to block any federal funds from going to the missions.
By the mid-eighteenth century many of the older missions had greatly reduced populations that were highly assimilated, and tied into the regional economy and the labor demands for that economy.
House of Representatives by voice vote passed the California Missions Preservation Act (H.
This hospitality accompanied Roger in his studies at Wartburg Seminary and in graduate school and was the hallmark of his ministry which has been an influence on my own ministry as a colleague and partner in mission and a sharer of the Good News.
DAVID Mulholland is conducting the weekly pub lunch at the Missions to Seamen on the Toronto docks and he's waving_raffle tickets at the 25 or so lively guests assembled in the mission's somewhat cramped dining area.
Missions range from monitoring the vital signs of shuttle crews to improving the scientific health of the ailing Hubble Space Telescope.
I am very proud of how our Minotaur program came through for our customer, the Space and Missile Systems Center, which is leading the charge to develop and demonstrate Operationally Responsive Space (ORS) missions for the U.
The question is being asked with more and more frequency by Baptist young adults who are seeking an avenue for their missions calling, by lay people who are confused and perplexed by the politicization of missions, and by missionaries who feel censured and their witness proscribed.
We have continued to increase our skills and hone our expertise with the current missions that we provide today.