course of action


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course of action

the procedures or sequence of actions that someone will follow to accomplish a goal. I plan to follow a course of action that will produce the best results. The board planned a course of action that would reduce costs and eliminate employees.
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Disadvantages: This course of action would provide the HBCT with a legitimate means of denying CBRN Soldiers the opportunity to perform CBRN jobs.
Reason: For any end, e, if an agent cares about e and it is not unreasonable of the agent to care about e, then (whether or not the agent intends to bring about or promote or sustain e) the agent has a pro tanto reason not take a course of action that is incompatible with e.
The Fabrication and Component Testing Phase is similar to course of action refinement in the MDMP.
That course of action looks certain to mean the end for the region.
Placed in a life-threatening, rapidly developing situation, individuals with true expertise exhibit the capacity to assess the available cues, interpret events, and quickly reach a decision concerning an appropriate course of action.
is being awarded a $8,000,000 indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract to provide for studies, analyses, business/administrative support, data storage, COTS/NDI demonstrations, system requirements analyses, user surveys, commercial market surveys, product research efforts and associated recommendations on course of action.
My concerns were that the writers had perhaps not given full consideration to either the facts or their chosen course of action.
FA representatives met with the West Yorks Police on Friday to discuss the incident but have still not decided which course of action to take.
Each supplier or job candidate being considered represents a different course of action.
A You have selected a sound course of action to getting on the road to wealth accumulation.
Adams' book can help women of color decide the best course of action for any particular problem they are considering having corrected.
Also, some countries like Canada use the opportunity to force acceptance of issues that would not be accepted by their citizens, then return home to announce that since a certain course of action has been "adopted" at the United Nations, every one else must fall in line.
With the advancement of humankind via medicine and technology that combat the natural course of action come the ethical dilemmas intrinsic to anything that is not of supernatural origin.
Wrong approach, often taken as an easy course of action.
The Ministry of Justice has recommended the Jesuits register instead as part of the local diocese, a course of action other orders active in Russia have followed.