Strategy and Tactics


Germans, those leading as well as those being led, prefer generally formulated, mission oriented tasks. The mission addresses more the what and less the how. Responsibility for the how lies with the implementer on the tactical level.


United States

Americans﹣those leading as well as those being led﹣prefer specifically formulated, command oriented tasks. The command addresses both the what, and to some degree the how. Overall responsibility for the how is shared by both levels.