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Developing a Liveable and Sustainable Singapore

Article  -  Toh Boon Kwan

Singapore’s developmental success is underpinned by principled approaches to the ubiquitous challenges of urban governance.

MOM's Smarter Service Initiatives

Article  -  Roslyn Ten

Customer demand and limited resources drive front-line and backend process redesign at the Ministry of Manpower.

Public Managers as Innovators: In Search of Design Attitude

Article  -  Christian Bason

Can public managers see themselves as active designers of innovation and change processes, involving both citizens and the government?

Lifelong Learning and Ageing: Evidence From Singapore

Article  -  Sheng Yee Zher, Johnny Sung, Chia Ying

While age and educational background are key factors influencing our ability to learn, a recent study suggests that enabling technologies and learning methods can help seniors to go further.

Trends and Shifts in Employment: Singapore’s Workforce

Article  -  Augustin Lee

Worldwide shifts in employment patterns may challenge the assumptions underlying current manpower policies.

Modernising Public Sector Management: Recent Reforms in Western Australia

Article  -  Chris Stansbury, Alan Barrett

Legislative changes pave the way for greater public sector accountability, flexibility and collaboration.

Developing Human Capital: Insights from the Summit

Article  -  Geoff Armstrong

The theme-weaver for the inaugural Human Capital Summit reflects on the event’s broader significance and key insights.

The Global Talent War: Why Singapore Needs to Get Serious About Branding Itself

Article  -  Ng Siew Kiang

Singapore has what it takes to be a global talent magnet: now it needs to make its case clearly, argues Ng Siew Kiang from Contact Singapore.

Human Development and Urbanisation

Article  -  Richard Leete

A critical difference between past and present urban transitions is the impact of globalisation on city growth patterns.

Reviewing Whole-of-Government Collaboration in the Singapore Public Service

Article  -  Kharina Zainal

Findings from a 2010 survey offer ways to improve collaboration among government agencies.