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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.

Serving Beyond the Predictable

Article  -  Jocelyne Bourgon

The public sector needs a unifying framework to reconcile the efficiency gains of the past with the participative, explorative and adaptive strategies needed to address tomorrow's complex challenges, argues Jocelyne Bourgon, President of Public Governance International and President Emeritus of the Canada School of Public Service.

Reclaiming Public Administration

Article  -  Jocelyne Bourgon

After thirty years of reform and experimentation, it is now time to outline a new, integrated model of public administration more relevant to the complex challenges of today, argues Jocelyn Bourgon, President Emeritus of the Canada School of Public Service.

Developing Our Approach to Public Engagement

Article  -  Lena Leong

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

Water Management in Singapore

Article  -  Cecilia Tortajada

Singapore has developed from a water-scarce developing nation to a world leader in the field of water management in the space of three decades. Dr Cecilia Tortajada reviews the city-state's water practices and strategies in detail.

Leveraging Networks for Public Service Delivery

Article  -  Yeo Yaw Shin, Tang Tee Sing, Nicholas Mai

Are we on the brink of a golden age of public service delivery, rich in cross-sector partnerships and collaborative networks?

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.

Achieving Sustainable Urban Development

Article  -  Cheong Koon Hean

Singapore's urban future hinges on making tough choices that seek to balance economic growth with societal well-being and environmental quality.