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Committed Leadership in a Changing World

Interview  -  Jean-François Manzoni

To excel, tomorrow’s public leaders will have to be competent, resilient, inclusive and emotionally connected to their people.

Developing a Liveable and Sustainable Singapore

Article  -  Toh Boon Kwan

Singapore’s developmental success is underpinned by principled approaches to the ubiquitous challenges of urban governance.

The Digital Work Economy and Our Human Future

Conversation  -  Gary A. Bolles

Leading tech strategist Gary Bolles offers a balanced perspective on the impact of technology on jobs, institutions, learning and human development.

Sector-Based Training that Works: A Conversation with James A. Riccio

Conversation  -  James A. Riccio

MDRC’s James Ricco discusses how sector-based training can be made more relevant to both workers and employers.

MOM's Smarter Service Initiatives

Article  -  Roslyn Ten

Customer demand and limited resources drive front-line and backend process redesign at the Ministry of Manpower.

Successful Governance: A Conversation

Interview  -  Gus O'Donnell

The former Head of the Home Civil Service in the UK discusses national wellbeing, meritocracy, the future of service delivery, and the value of public service.

Public Managers as Innovators: In Search of Design Attitude

Article  -  Christian Bason

Can public managers see themselves as active designers of innovation and change processes, involving both citizens and the government?

Supporting Job Growth and Worker Prosperity in a New Era of Automation

Opinion  -  Richard Dobbs, Eoin Daly

With the advent of advanced automation, governments have a critical role to play in responding to workforce transitions.

Trends and Shifts in Employment: Singapore’s Workforce

Article  -  Augustin Lee

Worldwide shifts in employment patterns may challenge the assumptions underlying current manpower policies.

Roundtable: How Technology is Transforming the Public Sector

Roundtable  -  Mr Declan Hughes, Ms Anna Roy, Dato Paduka Ahmaddin Haji Abdul Rahman

In this edition of the Ethos Roundtable, participants of the 10th Leaders in Governance Programme discuss the challenges and opportunities of technology and the value of engagement in the digital age.