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Public Value through Private Partnerships: The Grab Story

Article  -  Zafrul Hashim

A five-year-old technology platform is harnessing public, corporate and individual partnerships to transform urban Southeast Asia.

Public Service 4.0: What Might It Look Like?

Opinion  -  Peter Shergold

Digitisation and robotic process automation will revolutionise public administration—but the outcome will depend on how we choose to use them.

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.

Sampan Singapore: New Lines, Nets and Capabilities in the COVID Storm

Opinion  -  Eleena Tan

Despite decades of growth, the global pandemic has shown that Singapore remains a small, vulnerable state in a volatile global environment. How do we stay afloat and thrive in an uncertain future?

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.

Integrity: Fundamentals for Singapore's Governance Success

Article  -  Ng Li Sa, Ong Toon Hui, James Wong

More than just creating honest, clean government, integrity as wholeness and working together as one united Service will ready Singapore for the future.

Leadership at a Time of (Another) Crisis

Opinion  -  Peter Shergold

Strong, nuanced communication and the ability to seize opportunities have emerged as attributes of effective public sector leadership in a COVID-disrupted world.

Nurturing Future Leaders: Adapting Leadership Development Approaches to a Changing Context

Article  -  Khoo Ee Wan, Aurora De Souza Watters, Suniartie Sudyono

To be successful, positional leaders must learn to move from being 'hero' to 'host', providing the conditions, processes and resources for others to step up and contribute at every level.

Editorial Issue 18

Editorial  -  Alvin Pang

The future of work is less about who gets to do the work, but what work is worth doing—and what tradeoffs should be made in so doing.