Value Added Chain
Sequence of value-creation processes (linear or hierarchical, formally this means directed acyclically).
Note: Corporate boundaries are not necessarily relevant to a value-creation chain or value chain.
Value Added Process
Process from which goods valuable to customers arise.
Value Added System
Network or system consisting of value-creation chains or value chains which can include not only cross-connections but also dependencies between them.
Integration within a system which crosses functional/ organizational hierarchy level.