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e-Business Plan: Business Goals From a planning perspective there is a big problem with the mission statement you have written. It promises a lot but does not say how the company intends to deliver on that promise. That is why a business plan also needs goals. The purpose of this lesson is to assist you in writing several goals for your e-business. The lesson describes business goals through a list of characteristics and examples, and then provides instructions to write several business goals for your e-business plan. The lesson outline is: What is a Business Goal? --Business goal characteristics --Business goal examples How to Write Business Goals What is a Business Goal? A goal is a statement that clearly describes actions to be taken or tasks to be accomplished by a company, a department or an individual. A business will have a number of goals, each describing a desired future condition toward which efforts are directed. If the goals are accomplished, then the business should be a success. The dual purposes of goal setting are (a) to establish a measure for evaluating the success of the business and (b) set priorities for its management and staff, who should be held accountable for the accomplishment of the goals. Goals help keep management focused on success and away
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course CSR 480 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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