The military uses the expression ‘push-pull’ to describe different strategies for managing supply lines. Under a ‘pull’ strategy, support is allocated on an as needed basis. Under a ‘push’ strategy, support is allocated on the basis of reasonable planning about what will be needed. Under a pull strategy, the operation can proceed flexibly, but always runs the risk of lacking what is necessary to succeed. Under a push strategy, the operation has abundant support, but runs the risk of becoming overburdened with excessive, useless, or counterproductive administration...
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