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The Standardization of Standardization: The Search for Order in Complex Systems

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dc.contributor.advisor Auerswald, Philip E. Higginbotham, Brian Douglas
dc.creator Higginbotham, Brian Douglas 2018-10-22T01:20:33Z 2018-10-22T01:20:33Z 2017
dc.description.abstract This dissertation examines the patterns of institutional change associated with globalization from the perspective of standard-setting institutions: Has globalization resulted in convergence or divergence of the institutional structure of standard-setting processes? Furthermore, what forces or conditions of the globalization experience have accounted for observed episodes of convergence or divergence and how have the institutional structures of standard-setting responded to the pressures of globalization since the late 19th century?
dc.format.extent 126 pages
dc.language.iso en
dc.rights Copyright 2017 Brian Douglas Higginbotham
dc.subject Public policy en_US
dc.subject Economic history en_US
dc.subject Organization theory en_US
dc.subject Information and Communication Technology en_US
dc.subject International Organization for Standardization en_US
dc.subject second industrial revolution en_US
dc.subject Standardization en_US
dc.subject Standards en_US
dc.subject Standard-setting organization en_US
dc.title The Standardization of Standardization: The Search for Order in Complex Systems
dc.type Dissertation Ph.D. Public Policy George Mason University

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