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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.

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.

Strategic in Outlook, Nimble in Execution: Strengthening the Centre in Government

Article  -  Ng Chee Khern

To stay strategic in outlook and nimble in execution, the Singapore Armed Forces restructured its chain of command. Should the rest of the public sector follow suit?

Ethics in Public Administration: Are We Teaching What Can’t be Taught?

Opinion  -  Celia Lee

CSC researcher Celia Lee makes a case for the systematic cultivation of ethical thinking and moral development in public administration.

Opinion: The Future of Futures

Opinion  -  Devadas Krishnadas

The next stage in the evolution of futures thinking could come from coordination across multiple domains, with a careful mix of capabilities.

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.