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Maryanne M. Mowen + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337115773

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Chapter 8, Problem 1DQ
Textbook Problem

What is the difference between tactical and strategic decisions?

Expert Solution
To determine

State the differences between tactical and strategic decisions.

Explanation of Solution

Tactical and Strategic decisions:

Tactical decisions are known as short-term decisions because the alternatives are selected within a limited time frame whereas strategic decisions are generally the long-term decisions because the selection of an alternative is done between different strategies.

The following table represents the difference between tactical and strategic decisions:

BasisTactical decisionsStrategic decisions
NatureShort-term decision making that is the immediate selection of alternatives is done.Long-term decision making that is alternatives are selected from various strategies.
ExampleSpecial sales decisionMake-or-buy decision

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Chapter 8 Solutions

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