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Reivising Your Missions Statement

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    • Creating
      Mission Statements
      Presentation by Becky Caligiuri
    • What will we accomplish
      How to create a Mission Statement
      When to reviseyour Mission Statement
      How to revise your Mission Statement
    • Creating a
      Mission Statement
    • Creating a Mission Statement
      Creating a Mission Statement for your organization can be an easy process.
      Your Mission Statement will illustrate what actions will be taken to accomplish the vision.
    • Creating a Mission Statement
      Your Mission Statement should be easy for people to work towards accomplishing.
      It will tell your members and supporters ways you plan on accomplishing the vision & to add value to your community.
    • Creating a Mission Statement
      Your Mission Statements come in
      different forms depending on what type
      of good/service your provide to the
    • Creating a Mission Statement
    • Creating a Mission Statement
      What is the role of the Board?
      Make sure mission statement is a direct reflection of the vision
      Mission Statement must be clear, concise, and represent organization on a large scale
    • Example Mission Statements
      3M: "To solve unsolved problems innovatively“
      Mary Kay Cosmetics: "To give unlimited opportunity to women.”
      Merck: "To preserve and improve human life.”
      Wal-Mart:"To give ordinary folk the chance to buy the same thing as rich people.“
      Walt Disney: "To make people happy."
    • When to
      Revise Your
      Mission Statement
    • Revising your Mission Statement
      Creating the Mission Statement may be easier that knowing when to revise it.
      There are many indicators to look out for that will signal to the board that a review of the mission statement is due.
    • Revising your Mission Statement
      There are key elements to look for within your organization that will indicate to you that your mission statement may need to be reviewed for updating.
    • Revising your Mission Statement
      The two easiest ways to know when to
      update your mission statement are:
      Your organization accomplished their current mission statement
      Your organization updated their Vision.
    • 3 other indicators that your organization
      should revise their Mission Statement.
      Constituents/Community suggested actions do not correlate with the Mission Statement.
      Volunteers/Group members feels the group needs to change direction
      Is your organization resistant to problem-driven change?
      Revising your Mission Statement
    • Revising your Mission Statement
      Another indicator that your organization
      will need to revise their mission
      statement is where they are in their
      Organizations that are in the stagnant stage should review their mission statement to ensure that it is still relevant to the work of the organization.
    • Revising your Mission Statement
      Some indicators of the stagnation stage
      Lack of adaptive capacity; usually due to problems with board or executive management
      Declining communication
      Lack of staff
      Reduced commitment to activities
      Loss of funding
    • Revision your Mission Statement
      What is the role of the Board?
      Recognizing why the mission statement need to be revised
      Actively taking steps to change the mission statement
    • 6 Steps to
      Revising your
      Mission Statement
    • 6 Steps to Revising your Mission Statement
      Review your existing Mission Statement
      List current objectives
      Renew your passion
      Recognize the changes
      Write your revised Mission Statement
      Communicate the new Mission!
    • References
      Business Resource Software, Inc. (n.d.). Mission statement. Retrieved June 15, 2010, from Center for business planning: http://www.businessplans.org/mission.html
      Chait, R. P., Ryan, W. P., & Taylor, B. E. (2005). Governance as Leadership. Hoboken, NJ: John wiley & Sons, Inc.
      Connolly, P. M. (2006). Navigating the organizational lifecycle, a capactiy-building guide for nonprofit leaders. Washington, DC: BoardSource.
      Jaszcar, A. (n.d.). How to create a mission statement. Retrieved June 1, 2010, from How to: http://www.how-to.com/Operations/mission-statement.htm
      Midgett, D. (n.d.). Review, revise, rewrite? 3 signs that say it's time to work on your mission and vision statements. Retrieved June 8, 2010, from Articles database: http://www.articlesbase.com/entrepreneurship-articles/review-revise-rewrite-3-signs-that-say-its-time-to-work-on-your-mission-and-vision-statements-421860.html
      Weltman, B. (2005, September 2). 5 steps to revising your mission statement . Retrieved June 18, 2010, from Jim blasingame, the small business advocate: http://www.smallbusinessadvocate.com/small-business-articles/5-steps-to-revising-your-mission-statement-1341