Explore BrainMass

Organizations include a global emphasis in mission statement

Identify three organizations that include a global emphasis in their mission statement. Explore their websites and identify their organizational structures. How does each organization's strategy shape its structure? What operational activities influence structure? What cultural and political conditions impact structure and mission? Explain your answer using course concepts.

548 words

Solution Preview

Mission statements are an important part of an organizations purpose and provides the groundwork for its operations and goals. Business Dictionary.com (2010) defines a mission statement as firm's core purpose and focus which normally remain unchanged, whereas business strategies and practices may frequently be altered to adapt to the changing circumstances (para. 1)." A organization's mission statement will usually stay the same but its ways of accomplishing it could change. These three global companies of Pepsi-Cola, Microsoft, and Procter and Gamble produce different products but have a similar organizational structure and use its mission statement to help establish their goals of being the world's superior company.
Pepsi-Cola is a worldwide organization that sells soft-drinks and other beverage globally. Pepsi-Cola has a mission statement that is very ambitious and related directly to its global market. Pepsi-Cola along with its main competitor Coca-Cola have entered into legal problems in ...

Solution Summary

This solution identifies three organizations that include a global emphasis in their mission statement. This solution explores their websites and their organizational structures. It goes on to explain the organization's strategy and how it shapes its structure. The solution gives operational activities that influence structure and the cultural and political conditions that impact its structure and mission.