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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?

Opinion: Identities and Institutions—The Needs of a New Era

Opinion  -  Catherine Fieschi

Political scientist Catherine Fieschi believes that new institutions need to be fashioned in order to help societies and communities recreate meaning and purpose in light of new and emerging forms of identities.

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.

Transformative Innovation and the Policymaker of the Future

Opinion  -  Graham Leicester

The competencies needed to transform governance are already innate in the policymaking community — but a deliberate cultural shift may be necessary to bring them to the fore.

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 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.

Opinion: In Search of the New Public Leader

Opinion  -  Claudio Fernández-Aráoz

What can a Portuguese prince from the Age of Exploration teach us about the search for leadership in an Age of Uncertainty?

Public Engagement: The Gap between Rhetoric and Practice

Opinion  -  Kenneth Paul Tan

Deeply ingrained habits and structures may have to be shed before a more productive relationship can develop between the state and the public.

Public Sector Transformation — Six Small Ways to Make a Big Impact

Opinion  -  Andrew Tan

The Singapore Public Service can ready itself for a more challenging environment with more thoughtful communication, collaboration and creative use of resources.