A Comparison and Contrast of Mission Statements and Philosophies Client’s Name School Name A Comparison and Contrast of Mission Statements and Philosophies Every institution, no matter the purpose, function or financial origin, has a designated set of goals and objectives it aspires to fulfill in order to justify its existence. Most major institutions put these goals and objectives into the written word so as to affirm to its publics that the fiduciary or philanthropic endeavors remain in line with those purposes. Such statements are known as mission statements. These mission statements set forth a set of core values or philosophies to which the institution pledges to its constituency that it will uphold its goals and serve in an...The end:
.....t, which is one of its “watchdog” groups. As a nonprofit, Memorial is beholding to the community and not to any private interests which would be the case with a hospital “franchise” such as a Humana. Both mission statements and philosophies of any given institution are primarily “boilerplate” statements that, quite frankly, can be applied to like-purposed facilities throughout the country. Even so, they serve the purpose of providing their publics and constituencies (and themselves) with goals and objectives toward which they strive. References Broward County Practical Nursing Program. (2010). Mission statement and philosophy. Memorial Healthcare Systems. (1999). Mission statement. Memorial Healthcare Systems. (1999). Profile: Nursing jobs.