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MISSION STATEMENT Definition & Legal Meaning

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An organization’s core purpose and focus as a written declaration. Remains relatively unchanged over time. Properly designed mission statements (1) separate and identify priorities, (2) identify markets in focus, and (3) communicates the entire organization’s intended direction.


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