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Title: Applying the Tenet

Action: The screen begins with the following bulleted text to screen left:

Centralized Control

Voice: Whereas centralized control allows establishment of theater priorities, ensures unity of purpose, and harmonizes objectives,

Action: Present the following bulleted text to screen right:

Decentralized Execution

Voice: decentralized execution enhances responsiveness and provides flexibility in executing the mission. Delegation of execution authority to responsible and capable lower-level commanders is essential and ensures effective span of control.

Action: Show the following text and draw a link that shows the effect lack of centralized control and lack of decentralized execution:

Centralized control and decentralized execution must be employed together

no centralized control fragmented effort
no decentralized execution micromanagement

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