Focus issue 162 June 2010
R&D realities underpin commercialisation in Australasia
By Leonie Walsh and Greg smith
industrial r&d managers have become even more focused on r&d productivity – including tighter priority setting, increased leveraging of scarce r&d funds and greater collaboration.
Lean and agile innovation means removing waste
By Richard Paynting
ideally, you have to be the competitor who consistently, reliably and profitably provides the greatest value to the customer first.
Innovation rests on engaging multiple stakeholders across the value chain
By John Kapeleris
Problems and opportunities drive innovation, not just technological developments – addressing these topics should be the antecedent of any economic development initiative.
Sustaining growth through productivity
By Roy green
until now, reliable evidence on the quality of Australian management, and its link with productivity at the enterprise level, has been sparse.
Navigating public policies to improve innovation performance
By Amanda Caples
government intervention in innovation is still hotly debated because it is regarded as principally the responsibility of the private sector.
Also in this issue:
Promoting Australia's advancement through technology