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    The problem with ‘mission in the workplace’

    What does the term ‘business as mission’ say about the intrinsic value of the particular business in question? What is the worth of the work which is done in the workplace? We hear of ‘business as mission’, ‘tentmaking missions’, ‘mission in the workplace’, ‘medical mission’ and so on. Two words come to mind when we hear these terms: ‘work’ and ‘mission’. So, does that mean ‘mission at the workplace’ or ‘doing mission work while at work’? Yes, but it is not as simple as that. While the usage of the words may be the same, the understanding can be very different between two or more persons. The understanding of mission…