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The Impact of Mission on Firm Innovativeness


Christopher K. Bart


McMaster University - Michael G. DeGroote School of Business


International Journal of Technology Management, Vol. 11, pp. 479-493, 1996

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What impact, if any, does a firm's formal mission statement have on its innovativeness? Over the years, the mission statement has been regarded as one of the cornerstone documents of the large, modern corporation. It has especially been seen as essential in terms of providing two major benefits: (1) better staff motivation and control regarding common organizational objectives; and (2) a more focused allocation of resources.

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Bart, Christopher K., The Impact of Mission on Firm Innovativeness. International Journal of Technology Management, Vol. 11, pp. 479-493, 1996. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=716543

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McMaster University - Michael G. DeGroote School of Business ( email )
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Hamilton, L8S 4M4 Ontario
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