Module 1 – CaseTHE ORGANIZATION’S PURPOSE: MISSION, VISION, VALUES, AND GOALSAssignment Overview In the Module 1 Case study, we will be exploring the Mission, Vision, and Values statements of Microsof

Module 1 – CaseTHE ORGANIZATION’S PURPOSE: MISSION, VISION, VALUES, AND GOALSAssignment Overview

In the Module 1 Case study, we will be exploring the Mission, Vision, and Values statements of Microsoft.

Case Assignment

  1. Do some research in the library and on the internet, and find the following:
    1. Five criteria that comprise good (quality) Mission statements; and
    2. Five criteria that comprise good (quality) Vision statements.
  2. Visit the corporate website of Microsoft and read the organization’s Mission and Vision statements: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/about
  3. Using the specific criteria that you listed in Item #1 above, critique the Mission and Vision statements of Microsoft as follows:
    1. Mission Statement: Is the organization’s Mission statement a “good” Mission statement? Why or why not? Justify your answer using your five chosen criteria. Be specific.
    2. Vision Statement: Is the organization’s Vision statement a “good” Vision statement? Why or why not? Justify your answer using your 5 chosen criteria. Be specific.
  4. Finally, find the company’s Values statement: Conclude your paper with an analysis of the company’s Values statement: What do Microsoft’s values say about the organization’s sense of ethics?

Assignment Expectations

  • The minimum length requirement for this Module Case Assignment is 5 full pages (excluding Title and Reference pages) to include 3 scholarly sources.
  • Provide an APA-formatted title page. Use the APA 7 Template.
  • The 5 full-pages will include an introduction, body of work with 3 scholarly sources cited to support your work, and a conclusion (that aligns with your purpose statement, summarizes each section, and then wraps up into a final thought).
  • Provide an APA7-formatted References Page (See APA 7 “References” section at https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/ ).

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