lines of operations

lines of operations

Lines that define the directional orientation of the force in time and space in relation to the enemy. They connect the force with its base of operations and its objectives.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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The company has operations in over 16 countries and is a well-recognized brand and acknowledged leader offering diverse services in three main lines of operations including Marine Offshore; Engineering; and Contract services (catering, facilities management, and maintenance services).
Lines of effort" (defined as "lines that links multiple tasks and missions using the logic of purpose--cause and effect--to focus efforts toward establishing operational and strategic conditions") replaces the Army's former term, "logical lines of operations." "Individual initiative" will replace "subordinates' initiative."
Ralph adds, "Very often, just having a discussion, you can get a sense of things that are happening in the organization that the CEO or the CFO might not connect to risk management and how it can cross over different lines of operations."