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Hauptprozeß / Kernprozeß

English translation: Main process / Core process

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German term or phrase:Hauptprozeß / Kernprozeß
English translation:Main process / Core process
Entered by: William Stein
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19:56 Dec 21, 2003
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Law/Patents
German term or phrase: Hauptprozeß / Kernprozeß
Der (strategischen) Prozesskostenrechnung liegt die Hypothese zu Grunde, dass der Markterfolg eines Unternehmens auf ganz bestimmten repetitiven Haupt- oder Kernprozessen basiert.

Was könnte die zwei Wörter bedeuten?? They look in fact the same to me! ! !
xxxRobschmidt
main or core processes
Explanation:
I think they're given as synonyms
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William Stein
Costa Rica
Local time: 19:12
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4 +6main or core processes
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Hauptprozeß / Kernprozeß
main or core processes


Explanation:
I think they're given as synonyms

William Stein
Costa Rica
Local time: 19:12
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1734
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Armorel Young: yes, I think the literal translation is fine without worrying too much about whether there is in fact a distinction
7 mins

agree  xxxRNolder: process (singular)
14 mins
  -> but it's plural in the sentence (that's where I always look first!)

agree  Marshall Waddell
16 mins

agree  Peter Linton: I detect a subtle but valid distinction between core processes in an enterprise (what it knows best) and main ones (big but non-core activities, common in conglomerates). So I agree with "main or core processes".
23 mins

agree  invguy: With Lars.
2 hrs

agree  Mario Marcolin: w Lars
3 days 17 hrs
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