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".