A method or technique that has consistently shown results superior to those achieved with other means, and that is used as a benchmark. The term is also used to describe the process of developing and following a standard way of doing things that multiple organizations can use.
Source: Bogan, C.E. and English, M.J., 1994:
Benchmarking for best practices: winning through innovative adaptation. McGraw-Hill, New
- Evidence-based practices
- Best practices