Successful Governance: A Conversation
Interview - Gus O'Donnell
The former Head of the Home Civil Service in the UK discusses national wellbeing, meritocracy, the future of service delivery, and the value of public service.
Context, Connection and Continuity: Governance in the Next Decade
Roundtable - S. Francis Moloi, Noharuddin Nordin, Vani Tripathi
Three eminent participants from Singapore’s 5th Leaders in Governance Programme discuss the evolving role of the public sector, and the need for governments to engage with changing norms in society.
MOM's Smarter Service Initiatives
Article - Roslyn Ten
Customer demand and limited resources drive front-line and backend process redesign at the Ministry of Manpower.
Committed Leadership in a Changing World
Interview - Jean-François Manzoni
To excel, tomorrow’s public leaders will have to be competent, resilient, inclusive and emotionally connected to their people.
Public Managers as Innovators: In Search of Design Attitude
Article - Christian Bason
Can public managers see themselves as active designers of innovation and change processes, involving both citizens and the government?
Developing a Liveable and Sustainable Singapore
Article - Toh Boon Kwan
Singapore’s developmental success is underpinned by principled approaches to the ubiquitous challenges of urban governance.
Roundtable: How Technology is Transforming the Public Sector
Roundtable - Mr Declan Hughes, Ms Anna Roy, Dato Paduka Ahmaddin Haji Abdul Rahman
In this edition of the Ethos Roundtable, participants of the 10th Leaders in Governance Programme discuss the challenges and opportunities of technology and the value of engagement in the digital age.
Trends and Shifts in Employment: Singapore’s Workforce
Article - Augustin Lee
Worldwide shifts in employment patterns may challenge the assumptions underlying current manpower policies.
Editorial Digital Issue 2
Editorial - Alvin Pang
In this second issue of Ethos Digital Edition, we continue to bring you a variety of perspectives of interest to the practice of public sector governance and leadership in Singapore.
Editorial Issue 19
Editorial - Alvin Pang
Singapore’s urban solutions are the outcome of efforts to address and overcome prevailing, complex constraints through unique approaches.