Monthly Archives: January 2013

Achieving virtual scale for our largest industry


(This blog also appears at pastureharmonies.org) Scale matters in exporting according to the World Bank…..so here’s a way to get virtual scale for our biggest industry. The World Bank’s recent report ‘Export Superstars’, shows that company size matters when it … Continue reading

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Callaghan Innovation – wishing it all the best…..but


I hope I’m wrong about Callaghan Innovation, and for our country’s and industry’s sake that it is a roaring success when it stumbles into life on Feb 1. But, the portents aren’t good – and as a solution in search … Continue reading

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