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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Creating Hot Spots of Innovation & Energy in Your Organisation

Article  -  Lynda Gratton

Leaders can ignite creative energy by asking incisive questions and nurturing cross-boundary collaboration, writes Lynda Gratton from the London Business School.

Leadership Development in the Singapore Public Service

Article  -  Ong Perng Yih

A ground-breaking research study on public sector leadership in Singapore highlights the importance of leadership impact and challenging work assignments on staff development and performance.