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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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Further, this sense of confidence is pervasive in many elementary and secondary schools as well --teachers and principals overwhelmingly believe their own school mission statements reflect actual and obvious practices in their schools (Stemler, Bebell, & Sonnabend, 2011).
com that by just following the mission statement, they know what their actions should look like.
The following chart compares the essential features of a Mission Statement and Vision Statements.
By making sure your mission statement is achievable.
A widely used approach to developing a mission statement is first to select several articles about these statements and ask all managers to read these as background information.
In the top of any school page you visit, the first thing you see is the mission statement.
Generally speaking, the primary function of a mission statement for a group such as AHC is to both encapsulate the philosophic axioms of the referring group and impart a beacon to direct future actions and thinking for that group.
EBPs Reflected in Agencies' Mission Statements EBP Reflected in Agency's Mission Statement Yes No 5 46
About Water with a Vision: Water with a Vision (WWAV) is a Water Advertising company, focused on disseminating your Mission Statement and QR code via water bottles to publicize the mission of your organization.
I'd like to think that Mandela himself would have appreciated our little mission statement.
That implies, of course, that an in-depth discussion of the mission statement is all the more necessary.
Executive director: April Glasco Mission statement To provide basic life skills educational training and counseling to disadvantaged, ethnically diverse individuals who face economic challenges and have a variety of social needs.

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