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Reclaiming Public Administration

Article  -  Jocelyne Bourgon

After thirty years of reform and experimentation, it is now time to outline a new, integrated model of public administration more relevant to the complex challenges of today, argues Jocelyn Bourgon, President Emeritus of the Canada School of Public Service.

The New Synthesis: Preparing Government for the Challenges of the 21st Century

Article  -  Jocelyne Bourgon

The New Synthesis Framework expands the concept and practice of governance beyond traditional boundaries of public administration.

The First New Synthesis Laboratory for Master Practitioners

Article  -  Jocelyne Bourgon

A groundbreaking lab for practitioners demonstrates the robustness and applicability of the New Synthesis Framework in transforming ideas about public administration and public value for the future.

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.

Serving Beyond the Predictable

Article  -  Jocelyne Bourgon

The public sector needs a unifying framework to reconcile the efficiency gains of the past with the participative, explorative and adaptive strategies needed to address tomorrow's complex challenges, argues Jocelyne Bourgon, President of Public Governance International and President Emeritus of the Canada School of Public Service.

Leadership at a Time of Crisis

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.

Open Government and Public Crowdsourcing in Practice

Article  -  Jairus Yip

Government efforts to engage citizens in collaborative public initiatives are still in their early stages, but there have been some successes.

Reinventing Singapore's Electronic Public Services

Article  -  Karen Wong

Building on its acclaimed online public services, Singapore is developing the next generation of truly interactive government technologies.

Networked Governance: Why It Is Different and How It Can Work

Article  -  John Lim

John Lim outlines strategies and implications for policymakers seeking to build and leverage the full power of collaborative networks.

The Twin Pillars of Estate Rejuvenation

Article  -  Tay Kim Poh

To renew public housing estates in Singapore, upgrading and redevelopment are key strategies in revitalising and remaking the older estates.