Anthony's Triangle is an organizational model. Anthony’s Triangle takes a hierarchical view of management structure, with many operational decisions at the bottom, some tactical decisions in the middle and few but important strategic decisions at the top of the triangle. The higher in the triangle an item is, the less scope it covers and more precise it becomes. As items move down they become less detailed and apply less precisely.
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