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mission statement

A formal “writ” by an organisation indicating its primary odbjective—e.g., the Royal College of Pathologists Mission Statement: “To promote excellence in the practice of pathology and to be responsible for maintaining standards through training assessments, examinations and professional development, to the benefit of the public.”

mission statement

Managed care A formal 'writ' by an organization, indicating its raison d'etre. See TQM.
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Without a mission statement, your department may not be taken as seriously as you would hope.
For instance, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation's mission statement reads as follows: "We protect the public by safely and securely supervising adult and juvenile offenders, providing effective rehabilitation and treatment, and integrating offenders successfully into the community.
Stone has expanded on this view of mission statement in the following comments:
Vicki Davenport, sales and commercial director at The Pink Link Ltd, said: "We have developed a company mission statement as we saw it as a useful tool which would highlight our continued investment in our customers.
JC Penney's mission statement) in the mission statement demonstrates that the company cares for these stakeholders, which include resource providers such as customers and employees and the non-resource providers such as the community, and the environment (van Nimwegen, Bollen, Hassink, and Thijssens, 2008).
Not having a mission statement is merely a corporate decision.
No, my friends, Google's mission statement is not "Don't be evil.
A counterargument to the exuberant supporters of mission statements posits that the weak or tentative relationship to positive organizational performance is not a result of the mission statement as a strategic concept per se, but rather the result of poorly formulated or ineffectively implemented statements.
Let's look at a real-life example of a wealthy family that discovered this while creating a mission statement for their business.
One thing I've discovered as I find credit unions struggling with their business continuity planning is a mission statement that misses the mark.
is seeking residents' input for a review of the town's mission statement and vision statement to be included in the revision of the Townwide Master Plan.
It states, "Google's mission statement is to organise the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful".

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