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The management function concerned with anticipating future trends and determining the best strategies to achieve an organization's goals and objectives is known as: directing. leadership. planning. forecasting.
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User: The management function concerned with anticipating future trends and determining the best strategies to achieve an organization's goals and objectives is known as: directing. leadership. planning. forecasting.

Weegy: An organizational mission is an organization's reason for existence. It often reflects the values and beliefs of top managers in an organization. A mission statement is the broad definition of the organizational mission. [ [ It is sometimes referred to as a creed, purpose, or statement of corporate philosophy and values. A good mission statement inspires employees and provides a focus and direction for setting lower level objectives. It should guide employees in making decisions and establish what the organization does. Mission statements are crucial for organizations to prosper and grow. While studies suggest that they have a positive impact on profitability and can increase shareholder equity, they also support that almost 40 percent of employees do not know or understand their company's mission. Not only large corporations benefit from creating mission statements but small businesses as well. Entrepreneurial businesses are driven by vision and high aspirations. Developing a mission statement will help the small business realize their vision. Its primary purpose is to guide the entrepreneur and assist in refining the planning process. By developing a strategic plan that incorporates the mission statement, entrepreneurs are more likely to be successful and stay focused on what is important. The mission statement encourages managers and small business owners alike to consider the nature and scope of the business. Business Week attributes 30 percent higher return on several key financial measure for companies with well-crafted mission statements. Read more: Mission and Vision Statements - strategy, organization, examples, advantages, definition, company, disadvantages, business ] ]
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The management function concerned with anticipating future trends and determining the best strategies to achieve an organization's goals and objectives is known as: Planning.

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