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National Resilience: Developing a Whole-of-Society Response

Article  -  Charles Ng

A more robust society begins with clarity about shared priorities, risks, constraints and capabilities.

Thinking About Winning: Leadership in the Global War for Talent

Interview  -  Jeffrey R. Immelt

The Chairman and CEO of GE reflects on the continuing importance of sound leadership in a rapidly changing global business landscape.

Commissioning Public Value: The Role of Civil Servants

Article  -  Peter Shergold

Civil servants should see themselves as the architects of new, flexible, cross-sectoral arrangements for creating greater public value.

Managing Transitions

Article  -  Khoo Ee Wan

How can individuals manage the challenges — and reap the potential benefits — of life changes and workplace transitions?

Community Care Through Collaborative Leadership

Roundtable  -  Tan-Wu Mei Ling, Gary Lim, Lim Kar Yee

Partners in the NEICP reflect on how they have come together to help vulnerable children in their community in an integrated and holistic manner.

Managing Complexity with Courage, Conflict and Engagement

Opinion  -  Douglas O'Laughlin

ILOD Principal Consultant Douglas O’Loughlin outlines four key leadership competencies to cultivate in a world of greater complexity and uncertainty.

Fostering Mutually Constructive Engagement in a Globalised Singapore

Opinion  -  Vernie Oliveiro

An increasingly complex and diverse decision-making ecology calls for more productive relations between the state and civil society.

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?

Public Institutions and the Productivity Imperative

Opinion  -  Gary Banks

An independent public institution could better identify, analyse and communicate the reforms necessary to improve national productivity

Embracing Complexity in Healthcare

Opinion  -  Aaron Maniam, Clive Tan

In a complex environment where centralised planning has limited effectiveness, simple rules may allow the system to evolve organically towards shared goals.