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From Scarcity to Generativity: New Approaches to Governing Resources

Opinion  -  Aaron Maniam

Data, knowledge and connections can increase rather than decrease in value with use: but we need a new public language to make the most of them.

Public Trust in Government Institutions

Opinion  -  Stephen Sedgwick

Australia's former Public Service Commissioner offers insights on maintaining the people's trust in the public sector

Opinion: Preparing Public Officers for New Modes of Governance

Opinion  -  Aaron Maniam

Public service training and development should evolve in tandem with the dynamic, relational modes of governance that are emerging.

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

Economic Development and Social Integration: Singapore’s Evolving Social Compact

Article  -  Soh Tze Min

Is continuous meritocracy the key to balancing economic integration and social cohesion in a period of slowing growth?

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.

Interview with Martin Wolf: The Globalisation Game

Interview  -  Donald Low

The award-winning financial journalist and author of Why Globalization Works discusses the role of government in a globalised world, and the impact of China's rapid growth.

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.

New Strategic Capabilities and Partnership Paradigms for Singapore’s Social Sector

Article  -  Cheryl Wu

Singapore's social compact can no longer rest on Government alone; cross-sector partnerships may better address increasingly complex social needs.

Ownership, Opportunity and Outcomes: Interview with Laurence Lien

Interview  -  Laurence Lien

The community sector can become more confident in working with others to solve collective problems — but it will take practice, patience and leadership.