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Vision vs Mission Statements

Find a vision statement that you feel provides an engaging picture of the future of an organization of your choice and has enough detail that others can relate to it in a meaningful way. In a paper explain
Explain the difference between a vision statement and a mission statement.
Explain how the vision statement you chose is appropriate for the organization.
Describe why having an appropriate vision can help an organization.
Does the vision statement encourage organizational change? Why or why not?
What is the current vision statement and how would you improve the vision statement for the organization you chose? What is the rationale for your recommendation?

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A primary difference between a vision statement and a mission statement, is the fact that a vision statement states the present status or condition that organization is in, and states where the leadership etc. wants the organization to go in the future in a broad sense. A mission statement on the other hand is a much more focused and direct statement that describes the main focus or goal of the business at any given point in time. The vision statement that I have chosen is appropriate for the organization in question, due to the fact that the vision statement ...