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Leadership for innovation – Why manufacturing has a future in Australia

Richard Simpson of Furnace Engineering and Robert Wilson of the Wilson Transformer Company discuss the leadership styles and approaches they used to ensure their companies are – and remain – national manufacturing success stories. Scott Thompsobn-Whiteside of Swinburne University of Technology then analyses their experiences to outline the leadership needs for innovation in Australia. (Swinburne Leadership Institute Working Paper Series No 5: Leadership for innovation – Why manufacturing has a future in Australia.)

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