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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 Governance: Challenges in a Changing Landscape

Article  -  Peter Ong

Policymaking should involve public perspectives and citizen efforts while staying focused on the long term, argues Singapore's Head of Civil Service.

Networked Governance: Why It Is Different and How It Can Work

Article  -  John Lim

John Lim outlines strategies and implications for policymakers seeking to build and leverage the full power of collaborative networks.

Adaptive Government

Roundtable  -  Puneet Kumar, Do Le Chau, Adeeb Al Afifi

In this session of the ETHOS Roundtable, three eminent participants from Singapore's 4th Leaders in Governance Programme reflect on the changing roles and responsibilities of public servants in a dynamic world.

Developing Our Approach to Public Engagement

Article  -  Lena Leong

Clear goals, thoughtful processes and mutual trust are key to constructive engagement with the public.

Reviewing Whole-of-Government Collaboration in the Singapore Public Service

Article  -  Kharina Zainal

Findings from a 2010 survey offer ways to improve collaboration among government agencies.

Open Government and Public Crowdsourcing in Practice

Article  -  Jairus Yip

Government efforts to engage citizens in collaborative public initiatives are still in their early stages, but there have been some successes.

Government and Markets in a Well-Functioning Economy

Article  -  Wu Wei Neng, Donald Low

The central question for governments is not whether but how to intervene in markets to ensure their proper functioning.