Sustainable Development: Knowledge and Education about Standardisation

Samuel O. Idowu, H.J. de Vries, Ivana Mijatovic, Donggeun Choi

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Abstract

This book examines education about standardisation in the context of sustainable management. It shows the role of standardisation education in the global economy, and in markets, industries and businesses. The book presents knowledge on standardisation 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, standardisation and education. For professionals in the area of sustainability it shows that standardisation is an essential instrument for enhancing sustainability for which proper education is needed. For standardisation professionals the book reveals the links to sustainability and it shows not only the importance of education about standardisation but also how this can be organised, and finally, for universities, the book shows that standardisation deserves to be included in the curriculum, and it provides guidance and best practice examples about how this can be done.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherSpringer
Number of pages241
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-030-28715-3
ISBN (Print)978-3-030-28714-6
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Publication series

NameCSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance
PublisherSpringer
ISSN (Electronic)2196-7075

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