In order to be successful, a business mission should have:purpose;values;standards and behaviours andstrategy and scope.  A mission statement is a reflection of a business’s core purpose and principle aims.Stakeholders, including employees, need to be able to understand the mission in order to help implement the strategy.

In short, a mission statement is the definition of what an organisation is; it’s reason for being. As a basic requirement, a mission statement needs to identify a company’sprimary customers and identify theproducts and services that company produces. A mission statement will need to be revisited periodically in order to make revisions, and a change in mission often reflects growth within the business.