standard operating procedure (SOP)



Written procedure prescribed for repetitive use as a practice, in accordance with agreed upon specifications aimed at obtaining a desired outcome.

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  • The standard operating procedure had already discussed the issue the new employee brought up he was just not familiar enough.

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  • You should always try and follow your companies standard operating procedure because if you don't you may be liable if something goes wrong.

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  • It was standard operating procedure that caused me to stand guard against the wall and I was really, really bored.

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