Showing page 1 of 22 results

Making Ours an Uplifting Society

Opinion  -  Tharman Shanmugaratnam

One that uplifts everyone through opportunities in life, uplifts the low-paid, and uplifts the spirit.

Redefining Engagement: Lessons for the Public Service from Our Singapore Conversation

Article  -  Yee Lai Fong, Melissa Khoo

Through collective learning-by-doing and investment in strong relationships, Our Singapore Conversation has pioneered new possibilities for public engagement and governance.

Editorial: Responding to COVID-19

Editorial  -  Alvin Pang

The COVID-19 pandemic has swept the world with bewildering speed and scale. In this issue of ETHOS Digital Edition, we document and reflect on various responses to the crisis, presenting views from Maryanna Abdo, Jane Lewis, Robyn Mildon, James Low, Theophilus Kwek and Jocelyne Bourgon.

Intentional Public Engagement: The Next Phase of Government-Citizen Relations

Article  -  Yeoh Chee Yan

Public engagement in Singapore should become more purposeful, meaningful and integrated across traditional institutional and sectoral boundaries.

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.

Digital Government, Smart Nation: Pursuing Singapore's Tech Imperative

Article  -  Ng Chee Khern

Singapore’s ambitious Smart Nation initiative is about harnessing technology to stay ahead as a global city and to improve lives and livelihoods for all.

Developing Our Approach to Public Engagement

Article  -  Lena Leong

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

Evolving the Centre of Government: Three Key Insights

Opinion  -  Vernie Oliveiro

For centres of government to play a meaningful role in coordinating state responses to complex issues, they should be clear and purposeful about their impact on the public sector at large

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.

Rethinking Resilience in the Workplace

Opinion  -  Esther Cheah

A shift in how we view resilience—as a team-based attribute and goal rather than an individual quality—could greatly improve both work performance and staff wellbeing.