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Office Jargon of the Day: Best Practice

By on August 7, 2010 in Fun, Office Jargon

Best Practice

best practice, n. From OED: “chiefly Business (as a mass noun) the practice which is accepted by consensus or prescribed by regulation as correct; the preferred or most appropriate style.” First attested in OED from 1984. Basically it means identifying what works in other organisations, departments or projects and emulating it.

Example: “Best practice is the road to corporate success.”

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