For any organization, vision and mission statements are primary and indeed educate others on what the organization is attempting to achieve. Vision denotes the aim of the company in the long term whereas mission denotes the purpose or the prime reason behind the existence of the organization. Eventually, the values denote the image and determine the sustainability of the organization. For the analysis in this paper, the company Hewlett Packard (HP) is chosen for thorough analysis and how vision and mission statements of HP have enabled them to plan better.
Purpose of mission statement of organization
The company’s decision making is based on the mission statement. Moreover, it also educates the shareholders, stakeholders, employees and other customers to understand the mission and work towards the same. The company HP has profit motivated as well as self motivated mission that will align the operations towards the primary purpose of the business. It is important that the mission statement of a company has to be in line with the legal purpose.
HP has set his mission statement in its own way thereby showing the values and objectives oriented with the company. The mission throws sufficient light on customer loyalty, finance, growth, market pioneer, employee commitment, leadership capacity, global citizenship and the corporate social responsibility aspects. HP is highly dedicated to performance that guarantees proposed business results and high efficiency of the employees (HP, n.d). The mission statement of this company expresses the following:
High philosophy and extreme concern for survival
Values for employees as well as concern for public reputation
The mission is highly oriented towards the customer than the product and expresses the teamwork and integrity in the operations.