Conference material - Joanne Yoong, Huang Jianyun, Leonard Lee, Lorenz Goette
Plenary session 2 consisted of 3 presentations, followed by a Q&A session with the audience and speakers. Read on for the summary of the presentations and discussion points during the Q&A session. For more details on the presentations, you can follow the links to the presentation slides.
Review - Tan Yeling
An understanding of how human biases affect economic decision-making can significantly improve the design of public policy. A new book authored by Singapore’s policymakers explains.
Opinion - Richard Dobbs, Eoin Daly
With the advent of advanced automation, governments have a critical role to play in responding to workforce transitions.
Article - Leonard Chen
More targeted approaches could address rising public expectations of service, and enhance policy outcomes.
Review - Leon Lim
Review of "Think Small" by Owain Service and Rory Gallagher
Article - Peter Shergold
Five key qualities are demanded of civil servants at a time of crisis, argues Professor Peter Shergold, a distinguished public service veteran and Senior Visiting Fellow at the Civil Service College.
Article - Kharina Zainal
Findings from a 2010 survey offer ways to improve collaboration among government agencies.
Opinion - Stephanie Siow, Theophilus Kwek
Two young Singaporeans reflect on whether narratives of self-reliance may obscure deeper structural gaps.
Opinion - Vernie Oliveiro
For centres of government to play a meaningful role in coordinating state responses to complex issues, they should be clear and purposeful about their impact on the public sector at large
Article - Ang Hak Seng
ERM could serve as a shared platform for understanding complexity and assessing trade-offs at the whole-of-government level.