Article - Peter Ho
At the 2008 Strategic Perspectives Conference, Head of Civil Service Peter Ho traced the evolution of contemporary public sector practice. He concludes that while the Public Service has successfully adopted best practices from the private sector and elsewhere in the past, these are not enough to ensure good governance as we move into an unpredictable and complex future. In the following excerpt, he highlights the nature of the challenges ahead and argues that Singapore must develop its own new brand of governance in order to manage these critical uncertainties and generate original solutions to the wicked problems of our time.
Article - Peter Ong
Policymaking should involve public perspectives and citizen efforts while staying focused on the long term, argues Singapore's Head of Civil Service.
Article - Yuichi Kikuzawa, Elly Chiu
How might we continue to build sustainability and liveability for our people, in the face of local and global shifts, resource pressures, changing societal values and other discontinuities?
Article - Ng Li Sa, Ong Toon Hui, James Wong
More than just creating honest, clean government, integrity as wholeness and working together as one united Service will ready Singapore for the future.
Article - Teoh Zsin Woon, Kharina Zainal
The Ministry of Health’s Deputy Secretary (Development) shares perspectives on embracing Singapore’s coming demographic shift.
Article - John Lim
John Lim outlines strategies and implications for policymakers seeking to build and leverage the full power of collaborative networks.
Article - Daniel Lim Yew Mao, Chan Chi Ling
A more agile, iterative and inclusive approach to policymaking and problem solving can help the public sector keep pace with change.
Article - Jeffrey Siow, Balaji Prabhakar, Chng Kai Fong
Cloud and mobile technology meet big data and behavioural economics in LTA’s public transport experiment.
Article - Jocelyne Bourgon
The New Synthesis Framework expands the concept and practice of governance beyond traditional boundaries of public administration.
Article - Toh Boon Kwan
Singapore’s developmental success is underpinned by principled approaches to the ubiquitous challenges of urban governance.