Definition of strategic business unit in English:

strategic business unit

Line breaks: stra|tegic busi|ness unit


A relatively autonomous division of a large company that operates as an independent enterprise with responsibility for a particular range of products or activities: these strategic business units are responsible for their own profit or loss but are answerable to the top management
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  • The company has six strategic business units for its export business including the agricultural, textile, metal, energy and agrochemical units.
  • The company had been separated into three separate strategic business units, he said.
  • The bill would give local authorities, particularly their strategic business units, an undue competitive advantage over other competing businesses.

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