Opinion - Vernie Oliveiro
An increasingly complex and diverse decision-making ecology calls for more productive relations between the state and civil society.
Review - Vernie Oliveiro
In an episode of the BBC television series The Thick of It, a Minister is tasked with announcing to a classroom of teenagers a new policy encouraging young people to develop mobile phone apps. The problem is twofold: first, the Minister does not know the policy, and second, the Minister is something of a Luddite who cannot tell the difference between “downloading” and “uploading”.
Roundtable - Abdul Mutalib Pehin Dato Yusof, Bui Teh Giang
Two distinguished participants from Singapore’s 6th Leaders in Governance Programme discuss income inequality, talent and governance which balances the needs of the public with the challenges of the future.
Review - Theophilus Kwek
Review of The Birthday Book
Interview - Gus O’Donnell
The former Head of the Home Civil Service in the UK discusses behavioural approaches to public engagement, policymaking and sound values for the civil service.
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 - Toh Boon Kwan
Singapore’s developmental success is underpinned by principled approaches to the ubiquitous challenges of urban governance.
Article - Daniel Lim Yew Mao
In a digital era, governments must be more data-driven in decision-making, and work with citizens differently.