Thinking Differently about Workplace Learning
Article - Helen Bound
Instead of topping up on-job skills with training, the focus should be on understanding, framing and improving the relations between people, assets and structures in an organisation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Lifelong Learning and Ageing: Evidence From Singapore
Article - Sheng Yee Zher, Johnny Sung, Chia Ying
While age and educational background are key factors influencing our ability to learn, a recent study suggests that enabling technologies and learning methods can help seniors to go further.
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.