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Opinion: Singapore's Non-Profit Sector: What Should its Role Be?

Opinion  -  Laurence Lien

Civil society needs to step up and do much more to help meet the increasingly complex needs of the Singaporean community.

Opinion: Social Policy in Singapore: A Crucible of Individual Responsibility

Opinion  -  Ron Haskins

The co-Director of the Brookings Center on Children and Families explains why he finds Singapore’s social policy remarkably effective.

New Capabilities in Strategic Leadership: Insights from Singapore

Opinion  -  Sheila Ronis

Singapore’s experience holds lessons for the establishment of robust, future-oriented national strategy frameworks elsewhere.

Opinion: Identities and Institutions—The Needs of a New Era

Opinion  -  Catherine Fieschi

Political scientist Catherine Fieschi believes that new institutions need to be fashioned in order to help societies and communities recreate meaning and purpose in light of new and emerging forms of identities.

Ethics in Public Administration: Are We Teaching What Can’t be Taught?

Opinion  -  Celia Lee

CSC researcher Celia Lee makes a case for the systematic cultivation of ethical thinking and moral development in public administration.

Opinion: The Future of Futures

Opinion  -  Devadas Krishnadas

The next stage in the evolution of futures thinking could come from coordination across multiple domains, with a careful mix of capabilities.

Embracing Complexity in Healthcare

Opinion  -  Aaron Maniam, Clive Tan

In a complex environment where centralised planning has limited effectiveness, simple rules may allow the system to evolve organically towards shared goals.

Fostering Mutually Constructive Engagement in a Globalised Singapore

Opinion  -  Vernie Oliveiro

An increasingly complex and diverse decision-making ecology calls for more productive relations between the state and civil society.

Public Institutions and the Productivity Imperative

Opinion  -  Gary Banks

An independent public institution could better identify, analyse and communicate the reforms necessary to improve national productivity

Governance in an Age of Uncertainty

Opinion  -  Terence Poon

How should public policymaking and service delivery adapt to an era of greater uncertainty and complexity?