Essay on Installation Management Command 's Vision Statement

1451 Words May 29th, 2015 null Page
Vision Statement
It is Installation Management Command’s vision to be the most fiscally responsible, and customer service oriented, arm of the United States Army. Through human capital growth, employee development, and a realignment of our departments, we’ll be able to successfully eliminate critical shortfalls, boost employee morale, and create an environment free of unnecessary redundancy, and undue expense to the taxpayer. Consequently, in approximately ten years, we will have streamlined our services, and created a barrier-free pathway to better accommodate our customer’s needs.
Explanation
The above vision statement aligns with Kotter’s “Characteristics of an effective vision,” in several ways (Kotter, 2012, p. 74). By stating that the vision will be accomplished in “approximately ten years,” the reader is shown what the future holds for the organization, and it gives him or her a timeline. The vision statement also points to the specific area, redundancy and taxpayer burden, which needs to be changed. Kotter states, “… (2) pointing specifically to areas that need to change) (Kotter, 2012, p. 80). Furthermore, the above vision “… [states] a clear target,” by stating that we’ll be the most fiscally responsible and customer service oriented organization in the entire U.S. Army (Kotter, 2012, p. 80).
I believe that my vision statement is “Communicable” by being extremely easy to explain to the employees of the organization (Kotter, 2012, p. 74). I also believe that this…

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