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flowchart

  1. a graphic representation of a sequence of COMPUTER operations which is used in presenting computer programs.
  2. a graphic representation of a sequence of production operations. See ACTIVITY CHART.
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Some knowledge is algorithmic and can therefore be flow charted. Such knowledge can be expressed as a routine in any procedural programming language.
Neither the chart on page 13 nor the flow chart on page 14 addresses this issue.
Included in the guide are transition planning flow charts and project schedules, wall charts, a Quality Manual section-by section evaluation, generic Quality Manual templates, and a clause-by-clause comparison chart.
Many of the tools we use in management to get a grasp on what is happening--the flow charts, the consultants, the accounting reports, the surveys--can be used just as powerfully to hold the experience at a distance, to abstract it, to alienate ourselves and others from it.
"But because of men like Herb Kelleher, manufacturers of cocktail napkins have gotten rid of most of the unnecessary graphics and verbiage, leaving as much space as possible for flow charts, graphs, and decision trees.
Ironically, nonlinear writing requires diligent organization (usually in the form of flow charts or, in my case, indecipherable notes).
We are seduced by the flow charts and process steps.
The great thing about "Streetstyle" is that it's all there: flow charts and photos of what seems like every single youth tribe and category, explorations of nonmainstream sexuality, notes about the relation of street style to haute couture, even a projection into the future.
Here's how...starting with flow charts to help you map out an effective sales follow-up program
Part one examines the use of flow charts in determining the cost of quality, part two discusses control charts and part three considers cause-and-effect diagrams.
Tutored by a staff member who had training in quality improvement techniques, the team applied QI "tools" to the problem: they met to discuss the problem ("brainstorming"); they drew visual maps showing the many steps in the distribution system ("flow charts") to help understand the system; they identified measures of performance ("indicators") and collected data on those measures (for example, how long it took to deliver food to residents and the different steps involved).
Flow charts cannot fully convert the nuances and complexities of DNR laws.