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Mission Statement and Value Statement

You have just been appointed as the director of a new health care or human service organization (for example, a public health clinic). As the director, one of your first tasks is to draft a mission statement and a values statement for your organization. As your organization grows, your stakeholders will provide their input and help shape these statements.

Please answer the following questions:

(Description of Organization) What services does the organization provide? Who is the clientele? Is it a for-profit or non-profit organization?

(Mission Statement) What is organization's mission statement? How will the mission statement support the ethical system? What message does the mission statement send to the community?

(Values Statement) What is the organization's values statement? How will these values inspire action and influence behavior? How do these values relate to the organization's mission?

Please follow APA guidelines (500 word-count)

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Hi,

Interesting assignment! One approach to help you with an assignment like this one is to provide an tentative outline (questions can act as an outline for the paper), and then look at each question individually, which you can then draw on for your final copy. I provided an example of one fictitious organization to consider and attached an APA resource as well.

Let's take a closer look.

RESPONSE:

Following form the instructions, your tentative outline might look something to the effect...

I. Description of the Organization

II. Mission statement
a. What is organization's mission statement?
b. How will the mission statement support the ethical system?
c. What message does the mission statement send to the community?

III. Value Statement
a. What is the organization's values statement?
b. How will these values inspire action and influence behavior?
c. How do these values relate to the organization's mission?

IV. Conclusion (sentence or two)

Now lets' look at some information for each section.

1. (Description of Organization) What services does the organization provide? Who is the clientele? Is it a for-profit or non-profit organization?

Sunnyside Hospital is a provider of cardiac and cancer care with centers of excellence in surgery and orthopedics. In recent years, Sunnyside has received numerous accolades and awards recognizing excellence in clinical practice and outcomes, workplace environment and consumer satisfaction. It is an acute-care hospital with home health services and a dedicated imaging center. Sunnyside is a non-profit organization and a leader in health care. A dedicated team of more than 800 associates, 55 volunteers, and over 70 physicians work together to provide our patients compassionate ...

Solution Summary

Through illustrative example, this solution drafts a mission statement and a values statement for an organization. It then explains how these values inspire action and influence behavior. It also explains the relationship between the organizational mission and values, and how the mission statement supports the ethical system and the message it sends to the community.

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