Conversation - James A. Riccio
MDRC’s James Ricco discusses how sector-based training can be made more relevant to both workers and employers.
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.
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.
Opinion - Richard Dobbs, Eoin Daly
With the advent of advanced automation, governments have a critical role to play in responding to workforce transitions.
Article - Christian Bason
Can public managers see themselves as active designers of innovation and change processes, involving both citizens and the government?
Article - Helen Bound
Instead of topping up on-job skills with training, the focus should be on understanding, framing and improving the relations between people, assets and structures in an organisation.
Article - Augustin Lee
Worldwide shifts in employment patterns may challenge the assumptions underlying current manpower policies.
Opinion - Genevieve Ding
Technology, thoughtfully applied to complement and support the workforce, could deepen collective good rather than anxiety.
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.
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.