Sustainable Development

Knowledge and Education About Standardisation

  • Samuel O. Idowu
  • Henk J. de Vries
  • Ivana Mijatovic
  • Donggeun Choi

Part of the CSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance book series (CSEG)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Cases of Education About Standardization

  3. Cases of Countries

  4. Stimulating Education About Standardisation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 111-111
    2. Knut Blind, Sandra Drechsler
      Pages 113-137
    3. Lorenza Jachia, Serguei Kouzmine, Haiying Xu
      Pages 139-159
    4. Henk J. de Vries, Jeroen Trietsch, Paul M. Wiegmann
      Pages 179-189
  5. Summary

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 209-209
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 215-221

About this book


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.


CSR corporate social responsibility sustainable management United Nations Sustainable Development Goals educational approaches on standardization benchmarks of education case studies

Editors and affiliations

  • Samuel O. Idowu
    • 1
  • Henk J. de Vries
    • 2
  • Ivana Mijatovic
    • 3
  • Donggeun Choi
    • 4
  1. 1.Guildhall Faculty of Business and LawLondon Metropolitan UniversityLondonUK
  2. 2.Rotterdam School of ManagementErasmus UniversityRotterdamThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Faculty of Organizational ScienceUniversity of BelgradeBelgradeSerbia
  4. 4.Korean Standards AssociationSeoulKorea (Republic of)

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