Mission statement of a company helps in the communication of the vale and purpose of the company. It helps in steering the company towards its set objective and goal and hence helps in guiding the company in the process of decision making. Mission statement helps in the promotion of solidarity and community amongst the management and the employees. Moreover, mission statement of a company keeps the partners of the business and the members of the team on the same page. In addition, it helps in the elimination of disputes and conflicts which are prejudicious to the growth of business and which could at the end up in failure (General Motors Mission Statement, 2012).
General Motors as such doesn’t have a mission statement which is official. But, as per the information available on the website of the company, it states that it is only with the help of the world’s greatest employees that the best vehicles in the world could be made (GM notice for Annual Meeting, 2012). Also, around the world they take great pride in the work they do and ensure that they deliver exceptional cars and an experience which is exceptional to their esteemed customers.