This article will outline and differentiate between the two primary approaches to increasing work efficiency. The discussion will start with a general focus on the topic and then at the end tie-in to Next Generation Supply Management.
Relative to work, “tactical” is a term used to describe the actions that support day-to-day operations. For instance, purchase orders ensure the steady inflow of the goods and services required to support manufacturing. Processing and loading purchase orders, then, would be considered a tactical work activity.