Definition of Benchmarking

1. Verb. (present participle of benchmark) ¹



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Definition of Benchmarking

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Benchmarking

1. Method of measuring performance against established standards of best practice. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Benchmarking

benches
benching
benchings
benchland
benchlands
benchless
benchlet
benchlets
benchlike
benchmark
benchmarkable
benchmarked
benchmarker
benchmarkers
benchmarketing
benchmarking (current term)
benchmarkings
benchmarks
benchpress
benchpresses
benchtop
benchtops
benchwarmer
benchwarmers
benchwork
bencyclane
bend
bend dexter
bend down
bend one's elbow

Literary usage of Benchmarking

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1. Globalization of Materials R&d: Time for a National Strategy by National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"The individual reports were submitted to COSEPUP and published in a single report with an overview by COSEPUP.2 The resulting benchmarking study on ..."

2. Manufacturing Systems: Foundations of World-Class Practice by Joseph A. Heim, National Academy of Engineering, National Academy of Sciences (1992)
"The metrics that are useful for benchmarking are numerous and varied. ... However it is accomplished, benchmarking is a critical foundation for the ..."

3. OECD Economic Surveys by OECD Staff (2003)
"The benchmarking exercise has been criticised for having failed to address ... The cost of the benchmarking pay increases to the end of 2003 was provided ..."

4. At the Crossroads: Ict Policy Making in East Africa by Florence Ebam Etta, Laurent Elder (2005)
"This chapter compares the ICT strategies in Kenya and other countries, an engagement now commonly referred to as benchmarking. Figure 19.1 shows some common ..."

5. Serving the American Public: Best Practices in Resolving Customer Complaints by Al Gore, Albert Gore, Jr (1997)
"... COMPLAINT RESOLUTION PRACTICES OF benchmarking PARTNERS Make it easy to complain Track & Analyze Complaint Data Address 'Root Causes' Recruit front-line ..."

6. NEA Sorption Project Phase II: Interpretation and Prediction of Radionuclide by James A. Davis (2005)
"1.2 Scope and key features of the Phase II benchmarking project Phase II of the ... It took the form of a benchmarking exercise using different modelling ..."

7. A Stake in Tomorrow: World Class Lessons in Partnershipby John Marsh by John Marsh (1998)
"In essence benchmarking is about finding and implementing best practice. ... Manufacturers now also use benchmarking to compare the processes that produce ..."

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