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To Listen, Labour and Lead: Building a Better Singapore Together

Article  -  Lee Hsien Loong

Addressing public sector leaders, Singapore’s Prime Minister calls for greater diversity in the Civil Service, and a change in the Government’s approach to policymaking.

Transformative Investments: Remaking American Cities for a New Century

Article  -  Julie Wagner, Bruce Katz

“Transformative investments” is a class of urban interventions that is making an impact on markets, people, city landscapes and urban possibilities.

Developing Our Approach to Public Engagement

Article  -  Lena Leong

Clear goals, thoughtful processes and mutual trust are key to constructive engagement with the public.

Managing Complexity and Uncertainties

Article  -  Lam Chuan Leong

Governments should make provisions for increasingly unpredictable and disruptive outcomes in the future, argues Lam Chuan Leong, Senior Fellow at the Centre for Governance and Leadership.

A City in a Garden

Article  -  Ng Lang

Singapore’s greenery plan has entered a new phase of development where conserving biodiversity and involving the community will further transform the island.

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 Future of Tripartism in Singapore: Concertation or Dissonance?

Article  -  Soh Tze Min

Singapore’s tripartite model of labour relations has underpinned three decades of success, but it must now contend with destabilising forces in the modern globalised economy.

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.

Cities, Culture and Happiness

Article  -  Bruno S. Frey

The arts as a means to enhance individual well-being can have an impact on how culture should be encouraged by policy.

Commissioning Public Value: The Role of Civil Servants

Article  -  Peter Shergold

Civil servants should see themselves as the architects of new, flexible, cross-sectoral arrangements for creating greater public value.