In the arena of operational planning, there are frequent discussions amongst Navy planners and those that teach the Navy Planning Process about the importance of clarifying ambiguous tasks from a broad to a more focused perspective in the context of developing subordinate tasks. Understanding this perspective and being adept at how to translate tasks is an important skill an operational staff must possess.
"Discerning Ambiguous Terms in the Context of Planning,"
MOC Warfighter: Vol. 1
, Article 4.
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