1. Order is a produced orderliness
2. Parties produce order in a specific context
3. Parties orient that order without any external influence
4. Order is repetitive and frequent
5. The analyst's task is to discover, describe, and analyse the produced orderliness.
6. The analyst has to ignore issues of how frequent specific phenomena occur. His task is to discover, describe, and analyse the structures, the machinery, the organized practices, and the formal procedures in which order is produced.
7. Once the analyst has determined structures of social action, he can describe those in different terms related to structure, organization, logic, consistency, etc.