Article - Charles Ng
A more robust society begins with clarity about shared priorities, risks, constraints and capabilities.
Article - David Skilling
A structured approach to managing risk and building resilience is a significant competitive advantage in a more volatile world.
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.
Article - Wee Shu Lin, Lee Chor Pharn, Adeline Aw
“…After this crisis, the world is not going to be the same again. This is not just another cyclical downturn and recovery. The world’s economy is undergoing a structural shift.” — Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in Parliament, 27 May 2009
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.
Extraordinary Times, Fundamental Principles: The 2009 Budget and the Ministry of Finance's Approach to Countercyclical Economic Strategy
Article - Jonathan Pflug
Four key principles anchor the bold anti-recessionary measures in Singapore’s 2009 Budget.
Article - Jeff Cheah Weng Kiat, Jason Chen Fang Hao
Civic crowdfunding could offer a powerful new way to support more public projects and encourage community involvement.
Article - Peter Ho
How can the Public Service overcome cognitive and institutional hindrances to anticipating strategic surprises? In the following excerpt from his 2009 Strategic Perspectives Conference keynote address, Head of Civil Service Peter Ho charts the way forward.
Article - Khuong Minh Vu and Kris Hartley
A new model for development—based on synergy, vigour, and sustainability—may be key to addressing changing needs in an age of globalisation and digital revolution.
Article - Yuichi Kikuzawa, Elly Chiu
How might we continue to build sustainability and liveability for our people, in the face of local and global shifts, resource pressures, changing societal values and other discontinuities?