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Title: "The Strategic Value of Standards Education"
Author: The Center for Global Standards Analysis
Publication Date: August 1 2008
Free/Fee: Free Access
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Abstract: According to a new report from the Center for Global Standards Analysis (the Center), nearly half of experienced standardization practitioners will retire in the next three to five years. With so many experienced employees set to leave the global workforce, standards and conformity assessment education programs are more critical than ever. In an effort to evaluate the strategic value of these education programs, the Center surveyed corporations, standards development organizations, government departments, agencies, universities, and firms worldwide. Participants were asked to examine the relationship between globalization, international standardization, and global standards education programs, and include their comments and insights on the value of these programs.
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