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I can't imagine why I haven't made the connection, but this is inherently a part of the primary thesis of the best book on starting a company I've come across, The E-Myth (https://www.amazon.com/E-Myth-Most-Small-Businesses-About/dp... and perhaps also see it's followup, which I can't vouch for: https://www.amazon.com/E-Myth-Revisited-Small-Businesses-Abo...), which says you should write down your processes as if you were going to franchise your company.

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