As the leading expert on helping organizations develop mission and vision statements, Dr. Christopher K. Bart has the experience and capabilities to help you create “winning” mission statements, and show you how to successfully introduce them to your organization.
The only person to conduct industry-specific studies, Dr. Bart has successfully established a tangible link between mission statements and organizational performance. Along the way, he developed the largest mission and vision database in the world, and became the single most published author on the topic.
Dr. Bart’s work with companies and organizations to create and implement a winning mission statement has resulted in positive results for numerous, satisfied, blue chip clients.
Dr. Bart is currently a Professor of Business Administration at the Michael G. Degroote School of Business, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. In 1993, he helped found the Management of Innovation & New Technology Research Center at McMaster University and was named its first Director. In 1994, he created the Innovation Management Network, a world wide association of academics and practitioners who communicate and collaborate on matters of innovation and new technology management through the internet.
Dr. Bart has been named “Outstanding Undergraduate Business Professor” in 1982, 1987 and 1996. In 1984, 1989 and 1991 he was “MBA Professor of the Year”. In 1995, he won the University’s highest teaching award: The President’s Award for Teaching Excellence. Over the years, Dr. Bart has been invited to lecture at numerous prestigious institutions throughout the world, including: The University of Cape Town (S. A.), Cranfield Institute of Technology (U.K.) Monash University (Austrailia), The Czech Management Center, and Fudan University (China). He is a Chartered Accountant and a past Director of the Planning Executives Institute. He has then been an active Director on a number of company boards.