First published in 1986, this revised limited edition has been commissioned to highlight the continuing relevance of the central message of this book.
1The changes afoot
2 Manpower, money and machines
3 Forces at work
4 Technology choices
5 Engineering the future
6 Being your own boss
7 Big prospects for small firms
8 The rules of the game
9 Taking the initiative
10 Small beginnings
Appendix: Things for people to do
John Davis is a chartered engineer and was the National Secretary of the Industrial Christian Fellowship. His experience includes several years as Head of Products and Marketing Development in Shell International Petroleum, and as chairman and chief executive of groups of small Shell subsidiary companies. He has been a contributor to the Guardian and is author of Energy – To Use or Abuse and Technologies for a Changing World.
Dr Alan Bollard was appointed as Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand in September 2002. Dr Bollard has also worked as an economist in a variety of positions in the United Kingdom and in the South Pacific.