What's in a name?

The activity of creating a "standard" often is called "standardization". A definition of the term "standardization" is derived by comparing existing definitions of standardization with the way the term is used in practice. The definition should be of help in gaining a better understanding of standardization, in serving as a basis for a theory of standardization, and in distinguishing under which circumstances and in which areas standardization might be an appropriate instrument.

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Definition, Standardization

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Language(s):English
AuthorsDe Vries, Henk (Erasmus University)
Publisher:John Benjamins Publishing Company
Keywords:Definition, Standardization
Last update:1997
Additional comments:Terminolog 4(1), 55-83