It really was uncanny.......

"One of the sad times was when Sir Fletcher Jones died in 1977 because he had built around him a very devoted group of people and he had that indefinable ability to mould us into a team.  It really was uncanny, his ability to expose us to a problem, his insistence that we go away and think about, then later reconvene to discuss the solution.  It was a perfect example of management by consultation”.


Tim Carlton 

Chief Industrial Engineer with Fletcher Jones and Staff from 1959-1985. Interview at 3YB in May 1985 with Philipa O’Donnell with Tim Carlton reflecting on his career upon his recent retirement.

Tim Carlton, Chief Industrial Engineer with Fletcher Jones and Staff from 1959-1985.  Photo: Jones Family Collection

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