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Economic benefits of Standards - ISO Methodology 2.0

This book explains how to use the ISO Methodology - a step-by-step way to quantitatively measure the economic benefits of standards.

The ISO Methodology is applied at the company level. It involves identifying the activities for which standards are used, and then investigating how these activities, supported by the use of standards, contribute to the creation of value for the company.

The ISO Methodology can be used by national standards bodies and other standards development organizations to measure the economic benefits of standards and therefore help raise the awareness of their positive impact.
Companies can apply the ISO Methodology to help understand better the impacts of standards on their activities and therefore improve performance.

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Economic benefits of Standards - ISO Methodology 2.0
Year of publication: 2013
Edition: 3
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Guidance on Twinning in ISO standards

Twinning is a partnership between a developing country ISO member and a developed country ISO member. It aims to improve the standardization infrastructure and capacities of the developing country member, to optimize the use of resources through increased cooperation, and to develop long-term strategic partnerships. This document provides guidance for ISO members about twinning.

Guidance for writing standards taking into account the needs of SMEs

This document provides guidance, advice and recommendations to standards writers on how to take into account the needs of SMEs and addresses the issues to be considered during the development process of standards.

Economic benefits of standards - International case studies Volume 2

This ground-breaking book presents "The ISO Methodology to assess the economic benefits of standards" in action. It provides case studies from a variety of organizations of different sizes and from different sectors from the following countries: Cameroon, China, Egypt, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Mauritius, Senegal and Sri Lanka.

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Economic benefits of standards Volume 2
Year of publication: 2012
Edition: 2
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Economic benefits of standards - International case studies

This ground-breaking book presents "The ISO Methodology to assess the economic benefits of standards" in action. It provides case studies from a variety of organizations of different sizes and from different sectors from the following countries: Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Botswana, South Africa and Germany.

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Economic benefits of standards Volume 1
Year of publication: 2011
Edition: 1
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How to write standards - Tips for standards writers

This document is for people wanting to write clear, concise and user-friendly ISO International Standards and other Publications.

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How to write standards - Tips for standards writers
Year of publication: 2013
Edition: 1
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Guidance for ISO liaison organizations - Engaging stakeholders and building consensus

This brochure aims to help liaison organizations in the continual improvement of the processes employed by ISO and its partners to develop International Standards that provide benefits for business, government and society.

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Guidance for ISO liaison organizations-Engaging stakeholders
Year of publication: 2011
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Guidance for national standards bodies - Engaging stakeholders and building consensus

This brochure aims to help national standards bodies in the continual improvement of the processes employed by ISO and its partners to develop International Standards that provide benefits for business, government and society.

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Guidance for national standards bodies-Engaging stakeholders
Year of publication: 2011
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Building linkages for export success

This ISO/ITC handbook is designed for those in national standards bodies, trade promotion organizations and government agencies supporting international trade to show the advantages of closer collaboration to assist exporters in their country.

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Building linkages for export success
Year of publication: 2010
Edition: 1
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International standards and "private standards"

This brochure clarify the distinctions between international standards of the type developed by the ISO system, using well described and accepted principles and disciplines, and "private" standards developed by industry consortia and potentially other groupings.

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International standards and "private standards"
Year of publication: 2010
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Standards work on the Web: the ISO solutions

This publication is designed to help national standards bodies take advantage of the possibilities offered by information and communication technologies (ICT). It gives advice and guidance, suggests procedures and provides information on practical tools needed by NSBs to support their standardization activities and includes an overview of ISO eServices

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Standards work on the Web: the ISO solutions
Year of publication: 2009
Edition: 1
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Financing NSBs

Financial Sustainability for National Standards Bodies. This publication provide further information on activities, services and financing approaches for NSBs. Is the latest in a series of books developed by ISO targeting developing countries and transition economies.

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Financing NSBs
Year of publication: 2010
Edition: 1
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My ISO job - Guidance for delegates and experts

This brochure offers delegates and experts a quick reference to the ISO system and its processes.

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My ISO job - Guidance for delegates and experts
Year of publication: 2008
Edition: 1
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Fast forward - National Standards Bodies in Developing Countries

This publication will help developing countries and countries with economies in transition make optimal use of national standardization infrastructure as a lever for economic development, trading capacity and support for consumer, social and environmental protection. User-friendly introduction and practical tool for people tasked with the establishment, upgrading and management of a national standards body. Prepared jointly by ISO and UNIDO.

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Fast forward
Year of publication: 2013
Edition: 2
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How ISO/IEC Guides add value to international standards

This brochure gives an overview of joint guides that are of wide general interest. Although primarily developed to help standards writers take into account the needs of stakeholders such as consumers, the guides contain useful information for people not involved in standards work, such as designers, product manufacturers, service providers, retail chains, testing laboratories, regulators and associations representing the interests of consumers, the disabled, children and senior citizens, in addition to environmentalists, academics and their students.

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How ISO/IEC Guides add value to international standards
Year of publication: 2008
Edition: 1
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Joining in. Participating in International Standardization

This publication describes active and effective participation in international standardization. It is intended as a primer to the Enhanced Participation Course, and expands on the basic information given in the booket My ISO Job.

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Joining in. Participating in International Standardization
Year of publication: 2012
Edition: 1
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Using and referencing ISO and IEC standards for technical regulations

This document was developed by ISO and the IEC to convey to regulators the benefits of choosing to use and reference ISO and IEC standards for regulations and to demonstrate that doing so can support good regulatory practice.

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Using and referencing ISO and IEC standards
Year of publication: 2007
Edition: 1
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Copyright, standards and the Internet

The purpose of this brochure is to help users and customers of ISO and IEC International Standards and their national versions to benefit form the new opportunities provided by the availability of standards over the Internet without falling into the traps of copyright infringement and abuse of intellectual properties.

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Copyright, standards and the Internet
Year of publication: 2007
Edition: 1
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Supporting stakeholders - Disseminating ISO Documents to National Mirror Committees

The ISO Central Secretariat has implemented a new, fully reliable, cost-effective, automated service that allows ISO members to disseminate all types of ISO committee documents within minutes to their national stakeholders. This brochure describes how the service works and what ISO members need to do to implement it for the benefit of their stakeholders.

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Supporting stakeholders
Year of publication: 2009
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International Classification for Standards (ICS)

Serves as a structure for catalogues of international, regional and national standards and other normative documents, and as a basis for standing-order systems.

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International Classification for Standards (ICS)
Year of publication: 2005
Edition: 6
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