Defining Your Mission and Vision
What Groups of People Are Important
What Are Your Strengths
What Could Hinder Your Success
Introduction & Organizational Context - Interactive Module
Your Turn - Answer Your Organizations Key Questions
Decide what your organization wants to accomplish (your mission) and where your senior leaders want to take it in the future (your vision).
The mission describes what your organization is attempting to accomplish.
It might define customers or markets served, distinctive competencies, or technologies used.
Your mission and vision set the stage for your decisions in all areas.
Your vision and mission should be clear, concise, and compelling enough to guide and engage your workforce in accomplishing them.
Your organization’s vision describes its desired future state.
Understand the strengths that contribute to your organization’s success and ability to compete. Understand how to build on those strengths.
Understand the internal weaknesses and external challenges that could hinder your organization’s continuing (or future) success.
No Succession Planning?
Aging Equipment or Infrastructure?
Availability of Skilled Workers?
Consider for example, your competitors, costs, changing market conditions such as mergers or acquisitions, new competitors, new or substitute products or services, technological changes, changing consumer preferences, the availability of a multi-skilled workforce, the retirement of an aging workforce, and/or a changing economic and regulatory environment.
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control
Baldrige Award Recipient
MFC's Performance-Driven Leadership System bases performance evaluations of senior leaders on objectives, goals, and metrics that are aligned with the strategic plan. Performance evaluation is weighted 70 percent on meeting commitments and 30 percent on behaviors related to the company's mission, vision, and values.
Role-model best practice are from award application at time of award.
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