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Discussion Board Thread : Mission Statement

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Re: Missions Statement
Definition:
Anita Satterlee defines a missions statement as follows: “A mission statement is like an introductory paragraph: it lets the reader know where the writer is going” (Satterlee, 2013).
Summary:
Mary Kneeling is a supervisor for library media services for Newport News, and she was a past president of the Virginia association of school librarians. Mary has done a large amount of research on the topic to compose a detailed article on mission statements. Mary Keeling begins her article by defining what a mission statement is. She states “Mission statements define the nature, purpose, and role of organizations; focus resources; and guide planning” (Kneeling, 2013). After defining and explaining the purpose of a mission statement, Mary goes into detail on the purpose of a mission statement. She explains that it can be used as a communication device. Mission statements, help to motivate employees and have a reason behind the business that claims to it (Kneeling, 2013). After these two steps Kneeling explains the different businesses that have put mission statements into practice, and shows the examples of how they are beneficial to a company. (Word Count 154)
Discussion:
Mission statements can have a wide impact on a business as a whole. There are a vast majority of articles written on this topic and many of them show that it is in favor of the business to create a mission statement for themselves. In addition, mission
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