A lot of discussion goes on among casual zombie enthusiasts about the benefits of silent avoidant strategies versus loud direct strategies.
I think it's clear that if your goal is to get from one area to another, being avoidant and low-key is a good strategy. However, if elimination is your goal, loud and direct is best.
Now, you distinctly asked for something more than "oughts" and "shoulds", but my zombie plan isn't inflexible. If all the graveyards in the world suddenly empty, and satanic zombies from Hell walk the Earth all over, my plan changes from what I might do if there's a very localized viral outbreak.
I could say something like "my friends and I suit up, and we travel from where I am now to Safe Zone X", but that only works if "Safe Zone X" doesn't have any zombies, and it's less well suited to a worldwide outbreak.
So there's one of two ways to respond to this question. I can list every conceivable scenario, which includes a whole host of zombie variations, situations, locations, environments, strategies and would be quite comprehensive, or you can specify things like environment, location, and zombie type if you don't feel like reading my rambling for twenty paragraphs.
I'll let you choose.
It's sort of similar to asking "what would you do in a war?"
I am naturally gonna ask "what kind