Modern Standardization: Case Studies at the Crossroads of Economics, Technology and Politics

Modern Standardization book cover

by Ron Schneiderman; Wiley, 2015. (Purchase Online)

About the Book:

This book includes a collection of standards-specific case studies. The case studies offer an opportunity to combine the teaching preferences of educators with the goals of the SEC (Standards Education Committee); providing students with “real-world” insight into the technical, political, and economic arenas of engineering.

  • Encourages students to think critically about standards development and technology solutions
  • Reinforces the usage of standards as an impetus for innovation
  • Will help understand the dynamics and impacts of standards.

This book is intended for professors, undergraduates and graduate students of Engineering, as well as business undergraduates, law school students and professors, and those with a general interest in business.

A curriculum guide is available to instructors who have adopted the book for a course. To obtain the guide, please send a request to:

About the Author

Ron Schneiderman has been covering technology and business management issues for more than 40 years.  He is a contributing editor to Electronic Design Magazine; Vision, the flagship magazine of the Consumer Electronics Association; IEEE Spectrum, IEEE Spectrum Online and IEEE Signal Processing Magazine.