Definition of Procedures:

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Procedures are the largest volume of instructional content representing practical knowledge; they include all types of human decisioning such as guides, help text, methods, instructions, policies, regulations, standards and technical practices. A procedure is a set of conditional instructions that affects the human interactions involving customers, information workers and service suppliers. These instructions involve a sequence of nano-decisions (minuscule decisions) with each decisioning path leading to an outcome.

These sets of instructions are the procedural components and these components may be linked together.

A decision rights owner is responsible for a repository of procedural components and the links to other related procedural components belonging to other decision rights owners.

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