Mission vs. Vision LO26783

From: Jan Lelie (janlelie@wxs.nl)
Date: 06/06/01

Replying to LO26754 --

Hello Barry,

A famous couple of comedians in The Netherlands (Koot and Bie) once looked
up the definition of communication in a dictionary and then were
disappointed that nowhere the meaning of communication was given as
communication as such. "So communication does not mean communication as
such" "No, it doesn't seem to be so".

Vision and mission resemble this:
In case of emergency: break the glass. Any misuse will be punished.

kind regards,


Barry Mallis wrote:

> Enough. It's almost a personal preference. Ask any guru, get any answer.
> Go to the dictionary and get no useful clarification. La-dee-dah.
> > Can you please contribute your thoughts re the following statement:
> > "missions and visions are virtually the same thing". Do you know of any
> > industry experts that argue for or against?

With kind regards - met vriendelijke groeten,

Jan Lelie

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