Definition of command-and-control
a military phrase expressing the exercise of authority and direction by a properly designated commanding officer over assigned and attached forces in the accomplishment of the mission.
Examples of command-and-control in the following topics:
- The government can use command-and-control policies to regulate behavior directly.
- Command-and-control regulation can come in the form of government-imposed standards, targets, process requirements, or outright bans.
- The government can respond to externalities through command-and-control policies or market-based policies.