Corporate mission statement is a genre used globally by managers to motivate the employees and to create a good image of the firm. The objective of the research is to analyse, from the linguistic point of view, how Polish companies adapt the genre. In particular, the analysis focuses on how the managerial objectives influence register choices and whether the genre has developed any permanent, or recursive, structural features. The study focuses on statements of missions and vision of 81 companies Polish companies listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange.
Financed by the National Centre for Research and Development under grant No. SP/I/1/77065/10 by the strategic scientific research and experimental development program:
SYNAT - “Interdisciplinary System for Interactive Scientific and Scientific-Technical Information”.