Sustainable Development Knowledge and Education About Standardisation

SO Idowu, Henk Vries, I Mijatovic, D Choi

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This book examines education about standardization in the context of sustainable management. It shows the role of standardization education in the global economy, and in markets, industries and businesses. The book presents knowledge on standardization for sustainable management, describes measures that can be taken to stimulate it, and highlights strategies for teaching and disseminating the concept. Subsequently presenting a number of best practices and case studies, the book seeks to align theory and practice. For researchers, this is the first academic publication that interconnects the concepts of sustainability, standardization and education. For professionals in the area of sustainability it shows that standardization is an essential instrument for enhancing sustainability for which proper education is needed. For standardization professionals the book reveals the links to sustainability and it shows not only the importance of education about standardization but also how this can be organized, and finally, for universities, the book shows that standardization deserves to be included in the curriculum, and it provides guidance and best practice examples about how this can be done.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCham, Switzerland
EditionCSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance 241
ISBN (Print)9783030287146
Publication statusPublished - 2020

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SeriesCSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance


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