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Avoiding the Misplaced Perception of One’s Own Importance

12 March 2024  •  Ron Manners AO

Or, as economist F.A. Hayek called this human failing, “the fatal conceit.” Perhaps I should call this short story ‘The Relativity of Two …

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Leading lights: Where mining needs to lift its game

6 May 2017  •  Ron Manners AO

This article was first published in the 2015 edition of WA Mining Club‘s Minesite, an annual collection of the club’s activities as well as those of …

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Tallinn, Estonia: 2016 Free Market Roadshow

19 May 2016  •  Ron Manners AO

This is part of a speech presented while visiting Vilnius, Tallin, Warsaw, Gdansk and Kiev for the 2016 Free Market Roadshow. Australia's claim …

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Another look at China

9 August 2011  •  Ron Manners AO

'Time is money and efficiency is life', as the ancient Chinese saying goes. Each time I return home to Australia I make notes on …

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The language of leadership

21 May 2009  •  Ron Manners AO

This keynote speech was presented at AMEC 2009 National Mining Congress, held at Perth Convention Exhibition Centre. In 2005 AMEC established the Sir …

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