Definition of strategic business unit in English:

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strategic business 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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  • Your Asia business has been consolidated into a strategic business unit.
  • All marketing plans for each strategic business unit together constitute the corporate marketing programme.
  • As a strategic business unit of the Rover Group, Land Rover's ownership has mirrored that of the UK nationalized motor industry.

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