decision point


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decision point

The point in space and time where the commander or staff anticipates making a decision concerning a specific friendly course of action. A decision point is usually associated with a specific target area of interest, and is located in time and space to permit the commander sufficient lead time to engage the adversary in the target area of interest. Decision points may also be associated with the friendly force and the status of ongoing operations. See also course of actions; decision support template; target area of interest.
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This administration is probably at such a decision point. The recent free fall of the cedi against all major foreign currencies may be exposing a deeper malaise in the 'fundamentals of the economy'.
"When it comes to Grades 1 and 2, we're attempting to have 1:30 where 36 is decision point to provide additional teachers," Mateo said.
Decision point logistics is the ability to use the approved COA and branch plans at the lowest levels to make a decision to best support the warfighter as far forward as possible as the battle develops.
Are you actively engaging your sideliners to help them come to a decision point?
The final decision point in my desire to pursue a Ph.D.
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* Failure to develop decision points related to the support, breach, and assault forces or failure to place decision points on a decision support matrix.
The benefits of practicing these development principles are evident in Decision Point 7.4," says Dinamani.
Once you've established the sequence of steps and decision points (or multiple sets of steps and decisions points), add arrows between the tasks.
We have reached a decision point that it is not right for us.'
"Decision Points" was recently released in the US and in it Bush attempts to defend his legacy over 14 chapters, each covering a key 'decision point' he undertook during his presidency.