My dear wife Samina has supported me throughout decades of research and writing.

Her father, Malik Muhammad Iqbal Khan, first opened the doors to understanding engineering in Pakistan.

Her mother, Begum Sarfraz Iqbal, helped me understand how to navigate countless aspects of South Asian culture.

My family and The University of Western Australia supported the research financially, with contributions from scholarships and several companies. Colleagues such as Sabbia Tilli, Prof. Sally Male, and Melinda Hodkiewicz all supported this research in different ways. My students, especially my PhD students, contributed research evidence and raised many pertinent questions.

Hundreds of engineers freely gave their time to be interviewed, ...

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