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definition-Process

Definition:

A Process is a Work activity consisting of:

• an Entry-Process, which examines Entry-Conditions
• a task Process, which follows a Procedure defining the task. There might also
be an associated verification Process, such as test or Quality-Control

• an Exit-Process, which examines Exit-Conditions

Alternative Names

Concept Number: *113
English Master: Process
Synonyms, Variations & Acronyms: Work-Process

Detailing

Processes transform inputs to outputs, using Resources, and display their own performance and Resource (Cost) characteristics.


Illustrations

A Process with its three main component Processes.
Illustration: A Process with its three main Component Processes.


Type

Standard
Domain: CPI


Examples

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Notes

1. A Process is a set of actions, carried out by people, nature, or machines (agents), which can be defined by inputs, outputs, a sequenced set of actions and its performance and Resource Attributes.

2. Processes can only be fully understood by including information about the Agent who executes the Process (their Work environment, competence, experience, training).

Process: A System of activities that use Resources to transform inputs to outputs.
ISO 9000, 2000


Keyed-Icons

1.
[...]. “
” represents the repetitive Process cycle, and reflects the “up arrow” of the Drawn-Icon.

[…] reflects the rectangle of the Drawn-Icon (the Plan-Do-Study-Act sides).

Example:
^[Process-Name-Tag].


Drawn-Icons

A rectangle with up arrow on left side (illustrated below).
Process2


Task *149: A task is not necessarily done by executing a Process (a defined Procedure).
Repetition of task is key to the need for defining a Process.


History-of-Concept

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This Concept entered by Dorota.

Created by system. Last Modification: Monday 05 of November, 2018 19:17:08 CET by Admin (Kai).
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