An effective mission statement can go a long way toward generating buy in for your efforts if it is short, direct and to the point.
Try to write your mission statement in under 8 words (Management can easily understand 8 words):
Use this format: Verb, Target, Outcome
Example: Create reliable production lines for increased output
Increase line availability through improved reliability
Reduce maintenance cost through proactive practices
Sit down and write your new 8 word or less mission statement today and if you are willing - please share it using the comments box below so others can find ideas they can use. Tip provided by: Terrence O'Hanlon, CMRP Publisher Reliabilityweb.com Uptime Magazine