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Sector-Based Training that Works: A Conversation with James A. Riccio

Conversation  -  James A. Riccio

MDRC’s James Ricco discusses how sector-based training can be made more relevant to both workers and employers.

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.

Lifelong Learning and Ageing: Evidence From Singapore

Article  -  Sheng Yee Zher, Johnny Sung, Chia Ying

While age and educational background are key factors influencing our ability to learn, a recent study suggests that enabling technologies and learning methods can help seniors to go further.

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.

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.

Making Technology Work for Workers

Opinion  -  Genevieve Ding

Technology, thoughtfully applied to complement and support the workforce, could deepen collective good rather than anxiety.

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.

Agile, Inclusive, Digital-Ready Public Service: Nancy Chahwan in Conversation

Conversation  -  Nancy Chahwan

Nancy Chahwan discusses how the public service can remain nimble and adaptive in a digital society.