Being Human in a Crisis: What It Means to Us
Roundtable - Anastasia Goh, Wong Hefen, Daphne Yuan
Three public officers reflect on the personal impact of the COVID-19 crisis to date.
Taking Stock of an Unprecedented Pandemic
Article - Ong Toon Hui, Danny Quah
COVID-19 has tested societies like never before: but good governance, agile policymaking, social cohesion and broad collaboration remain vital in facing the crisis of a generation.
The Future of Learning and Development in the Singapore Public Service
Article - Iva Aminuddin, Wan Chng, Vera Lim
By deepening their ability to identify relevant trends and anticipate emerging needs, learning and development practitioners can help shape the future of their organisations.
Can We Nudge the Pandemic Away?
Article - Do Hoang Van Khanh, Mervin Loi
While nudges cannot and should not replace mandatory health measures and lockdowns in the COVID-19 crisis, they can be used to complement regulations, especially in helping communities cope with the long-drawn measures and negative consequences of the pandemic.
Transformation in the Singapore Public Service: Emerging Stronger from the Pandemic
Article - Ang Hak Seng, Sueann Soon
Drawing lessons from its past experiences with disruptive and transformative change, the public sector has helped steady and bring together Singaporeans in a turbulent post-COVID world.
Editorial Issue 22
Editorial - Alvin Pang
This issue of ETHOS takes stock of the COVID-19 pandemic to date—including some of its socioeconomic, governance and geopolitical implications—and reflects on how Singapore and other governments have responded to the crisis of a generation.
Developing A More Humanistic Approach to Organisational Health
Article - Soh Zhi Liang
In the wake of the pandemic-induced shake-up of the workplace, organisations must rethink how they can better support the motivational drives and life goals of their people—or risk losing their commitment and energy.