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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.

Leadership at a Time of Crisis

Article  -  Peter Shergold

Five key qualities are demanded of civil servants at a time of crisis, argues Professor Peter Shergold, a distinguished public service veteran and Senior Visiting Fellow at the Civil Service College.

Modernising Public Sector Management: Recent Reforms in Western Australia

Article  -  Chris Stansbury, Alan Barrett

Legislative changes pave the way for greater public sector accountability, flexibility and collaboration.

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.

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?

Review: The New Synthesis of Public Administration Fieldbook

Review  -  Max Everest-Phillips

If there was ever a book not to judge by its title or its cover, it is this.

Nurturing Future Leaders: Adapting Leadership Development Approaches to a Changing Context

Article  -  Khoo Ee Wan, Aurora De Souza Watters, Suniartie Sudyono

To be successful, positional leaders must learn to move from being 'hero' to 'host', providing the conditions, processes and resources for others to step up and contribute at every level.

Gearing the Public Service for SG100

Article  -  Peter Ong

Singapore’s Head of Civil Service charts new directions for the public sector as the nation looks forward to its next decades of growth.

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.