Means by which a strategy is carried out; planned and ad hoc activities meant to deal with the demands of the moment, and to move from one milestone to other in pursuit of the overall goal(s). In an organization, strategy is decided by the board of directors, and tactics by the department heads for implementation by the junior officers and employees.

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  • It is a good idea to have someone that knows good business tactics on your side and you should try to learn from them.

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  • Everything we have done thus far has failed miserably, so it seems that we will have to adopt new tactics.

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  • I wanted to improve my day to day tactics and not just the long term strategy when dealing so intimately with business partners.

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