Definition - What does Best Practice mean?
Best practice describes a method or technique that is known to consistently produce optimal and efficient results. Best practice represents the most efficient course of action in a particular setting or scenario. Generally, best practices are dictated by a higher level authority, such as management.
Safeopedia explains Best Practice
Best practices stand as a general guideline for action in a wide variety of scenarios. A list of best practices might be given to employees as a guideline to completing work or tasks in the most efficient manner. Although generally best practices simply dictate a guideline, in some cases best practices must be followed as a necessary requirement of a particular task.