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Management Mission Statement

In any given industry, should the mission statement of a firm change when leadership changes? Why or why not? Can a mission be expressed differently at different levels of the organization? Why or why not?

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The mission statement does not need to change or should not change just because the leadership of an organization changes, unless new leadership sees that it will be necessary to change the overall direction, goals and strategies for the organization in terms of where the organization is heading. For example, a mission statement is really a formal, short written statement of the overall purpose of the organization. The purpose of the organization usually remains the same even if the leadership changes. In addition, when different leadership takes over the control of the organization, and new ideas about where the organization is going is ...

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A mission statement is really a formal short written statement of the overall purpose of the organizations; and the mission statement does not need to change or should not change just because the leadership of an organization changes, unless new leadership sees that it will be necessary to change the overall direction, goals and strategies for the organization in terms of where it is heading.

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