Managing Complexity and Uncertainties
Article - Lam Chuan Leong
Governments should make provisions for increasingly unpredictable and disruptive outcomes in the future, argues Lam Chuan Leong, Senior Fellow at the Centre for Governance and Leadership.
Thinking through Complexity, Managing for Uncertainty
Article - Lam Chuan Leong
Our thinking is less rational than we'd like to believe, but can we learn to outsmart our own cognitive biases?
Sharpening Singapore's Edge: Insights from the IBM Experience
Article - Teresa Lim
Singapore needs to develop T-shaped workers and a culture that favours innovation, collaboration, diversity and values.
The Danish Negotiated Economy
Article - Ove K. Pedersen
Denmark thrives on a strategy of institutional competitiveness: policies, incentives and norms that create a whole-of-society comparative advantage.
Developing Human Capital: Insights from the Summit
Article - Geoff Armstrong
The theme-weaver for the inaugural Human Capital Summit reflects on the event’s broader significance and key insights.
Ageing Population: What to Expect and What to Do
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.
Governance at the Leading Edge: Black Swans, Wild Cards, and Wicked Problems
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.
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?
A New Paradigm for the Delivery of Public Services
Article - Pang Kin Keong
Public agencies looking to step up service delivery should invest in people-centred reforms and smarter data tools.
Accelerating the Growth of the Asian Leader
Article - Peter Ong, Bruce J. Avolio
Research from Gallup suggests that the emerging Asian workforce may benefit from a different model of leadership development.