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English definition of “strategic business unit”

strategic business unit

noun [C]
 
 
(abbreviation SBU) MANAGEMENT
one of the parts of a business with its own plans for activities and use of resources to achieve growth, profits, etc. Each of a company’s SBUs is managed separately from the others: The company has created a self-contained strategic business unit to formulate and implement strategies.
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