The mission statement can be developed either from a strategic perspective or by examining current organizational practice. From a strategic perspective, the responsible parties (senior management at the organizational level; project management at the project level) identify what they hope to accomplish or achieve. Rather than focusing on detailed deliverables, they look at the general outcomes and the practices required to get there.

From a practical perspective, if there is no guiding strategy, the mission statement can be developed by looking at what the organization produces and identifying the commonalities therein. Ideally, those commonalities should reflect the organization's intent, as well as acceptable and/or desirable practice to achieve that intent.

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Project Management Made Easy

Project Management Made Easy

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