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Module 05 Discussion - Mission Statement In one descriptive paragraph, address the following: Suppose that a company wanted to write a mission statement for its supply chain. Such a mission statement might include statements about customers, suppliers, quality, delivery, cost, and the environment. What questions might you ask a company to help develop a good mission statement? Propose an example for an industry of your choice, such as coffee, movie theatre, pizza, credit card, trash/waste removal, or automotive service industries. When developing a good mission statement you should ask yourself the following questions: Is our mission statement focused on satisfying customer needs rather than being focused on the product? Does our mission statement tell who our customers are? Does our mission statement explain what customer needs our company is trying to satisfy? Does our mission statement explain how our company will serve its customers? Does our mission statement fit the current market environment?
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Unformatted text preview: • Is our mission statement based on our core competencies? (A core competency is a company strength.) • Is our mission statement motivating and does it inspire employee commitment? • Is our mission statement realistic? • Is our mission statement specific, short, sharply focused and memorable. • Is our mission statement clear and easily understood? • Does our mission statement say what we want to be remembered for? An example of a good mission statement for a restaurant would be the following: Our meals are for people that want to sometimes take a break when it comes to preparing a meal for the family. But on the other hand, they still want the good old home cooking taste of a fresh home cooked meal. Meals that are freshly prepped and that are only put together when you order it. Fresh ingredients, seasoning, vegetables and meats, actually everything is freshly prepared when ordered. Once you have tried it you will know why....
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