Management Matters in Innovation UTS DIISR Nov 2009

Management Matters in Innovation – UTS DIISR November 2009

This report reviews management practices in Australian manufacturing firms and the link between these practices and the productivity performance of firms. The Australian Government’s recent innovation white paper, Powering Ideas – An Innovation Agenda for the 21st Century, recognises that the improvement of Australia’s productivity performance will depend ultimately on the innovation capacity and performance […]

Improving Defence Management

Despite recent improvement, Defence management remains imperfect. Click here to download the report: Improving Defence Management This Special Report outlines the author’s view of problems with Defence management and suggests solutions. Consistent with the Review’s terms of reference, no attempt is made to  examine the Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO). Nor have the internal management of […]

2006 Economic Impact of Private Equity AVCAL PWC

Report :   2006 Economic Impact of Private Equity AVCAL PWC This 2006 report by PWC & sponsored by AVCAL, studies the economic impact of Private Equity. Including cases studies, it provides a good introduction to the private equity industry. Reported benefits include employment, innovation, management, investment, governance and profits.

2005 SME Risk Management Guide – Global Risk Alliance NSW DSRD

2005 SME Risk Management Guide – Global Risk Alliance NSW DSRD This document is a practical guide for managing risk in small business. It reflects the risk management concepts being used in business practice in both the public and private sectors in Australia. It is based upon AS/NZS 4360, recognised internationally as industry best practice […]

2003 Mgt of Scientific Research and Development Projectss – Best Practice Guide ANAO 2003

Management of Scientific Research and Development Projects – Best Practice Guide – ANAO 2003

Innovation is a key to Australia’s future prosperity. Australia has many world-class research and development agencies that have highly skilled, committed scientist producing high-quality scientific outputs. Each year, many millions of dollars are allocated by Government to public sector research agencies to support innovation. Increasingly, it is being recognised that to maximise the return to […]

2003 Economic Benefits from Cultural Assets

Economic Benefits from Cultural Assets – XAMAX June 2003

Collecting institutions are the guardians of rich repositories of Australian cultural history, and increasingly also of its cultural present. They are well aware of the benefits of digitisation of their holdings, and are doing what they can to make much more of their collections much more readily accessible. They are constrained by many impediments, not […]

Management Courses for IT Start-Ups – Clark NSW DSRD September 2000

This report presents details of management education and training courses suitable for: intending entrepreneurs who plan to establish enterprises in the information technology and telecommunication (IT&T) industries; principals of start-up and high growth enterprises in the IT&T industries; managers of entrepreneurial enterprises – other managers of high growth, but still relatively small, enterprises in the […]