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The New Synthesis: Preparing Government for the Challenges of the 21st Century

Article  -  Jocelyne Bourgon

The New Synthesis Framework expands the concept and practice of governance beyond traditional boundaries of public administration.

New Capabilities in Strategic Leadership: Insights from Singapore

Opinion  -  Sheila Ronis

Singapore’s experience holds lessons for the establishment of robust, future-oriented national strategy frameworks elsewhere.

Editorial Digital Issue 4

Editorial  -  Alvin Pang

In this issue of ETHOS Digital Edition, public sector veterans from around the world discuss the future of governance in the digital age. Also, our more experienced colleagues share quick tips on how to do better at work in a new feature: PRO TIP.

Kampung Admiralty: Building for All Ages

Conversation  -  Yap Chin Beng

In an interview with ETHOS, Yap Chin Beng, Senior Advisor, HDB, shares his insights on building Singapore's first "Vertical Kampung".

Governance in an Age of Uncertainty

Opinion  -  Terence Poon

How should public policymaking and service delivery adapt to an era of greater uncertainty and complexity?

Transformative Alliance: Interview with Adam Kahane

Interview  -  Adam Kahane

To resolve complex problems, we must cooperate across conventional boundaries to co-create the future, not just adapt to it, argues the foresight veteran.

Engaging Citizens in the Digital Age

Article  -  Cindy Tan

As public engagement grows online, the Public Service will need a strong social media policy that integrates both online and offline strategies as well as mindset and role shifts in service delivery to truly reap the benefits of social media.

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.

Editorial Issue 22

Editorial  -  Alvin Pang

This issue of ETHOS takes stock of the COVID-19 pandemic to date—including some of its socioeconomic, governance and geopolitical implications—and reflects on how Singapore and other governments have responded to the crisis of a generation.