Article - Ove K. Pedersen
Denmark thrives on a strategy of institutional competitiveness: policies, incentives and norms that create a whole-of-society comparative advantage.
Article - Chris Stansbury, Alan Barrett
Legislative changes pave the way for greater public sector accountability, flexibility and collaboration.
Article - Andrew Kwok
Is there an impending ageing crisis? Two views predominate in the global discourse.
Article - Ng Chee Khern
To stay strategic in outlook and nimble in execution, the Singapore Armed Forces restructured its chain of command. Should the rest of the public sector follow suit?
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.
Article - Norbert Walter
What will the global ageing trend mean for finance, investment and production? Professor Norbert Walter highlights the economic implications of ageing in the coming decades.
Article - Peter Shergold
Civil servants should see themselves as the architects of new, flexible, cross-sectoral arrangements for creating greater public value.
Article - Chan Lai Fung
A new model of connectedness and collaboration in Government could transform the creation and delivery of public value.
Article - Peter Ho
At the 2008 Strategic Perspectives Conference, Head of Civil Service Peter Ho traced the evolution of contemporary public sector practice. He concludes that while the Public Service has successfully adopted best practices from the private sector and elsewhere in the past, these are not enough to ensure good governance as we move into an unpredictable and complex future. In the following excerpt, he highlights the nature of the challenges ahead and argues that Singapore must develop its own new brand of governance in order to manage these critical uncertainties and generate original solutions to the wicked problems of our time.
Article - Lena Leong, Aurora De Souza Watters
Two public agencies illustrate transformational strategies that could help organisations rethink and reinvent themselves for the future.