Vision Questions

  • Will it motivate you to join this organization and continue to motivate you once you are there?
  • Does it provide a beacon for guiding the kinds of adaptation and change required for continual growth?
  • Does it describe a future that is more attractive than the present?
  • Will it challenge you?
  • Can it serve as the basis to formulate strategy that can be acted on?

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Mission as an Organizing Principle

  • What is the role of our organizations in responding to the need for meaning?
  • What, if any, is the social contract between an employer and employee?
  • Have we defined the mission of our organizations to include bringing purpose and meaning to those who are fulfilling the mission?
  • How do we measure the effectiveness of our organizations?
  • Can (should) our organizations become moral communities to help shape

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