Article - Rianne Karthikayen
Measures to ease financial strain, support families and protect work-life balance can relieve key stressors during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Conversation - Rahul Mittal
Veteran urban designer and planner Rahul Mittal reflects on key trends in the evolution of urban life, and how planners can engage with community aspirations and energies.
Opinion - Sueann Soon
A seasoned manager offers five tips for balancing the needs of the team and individual members in times of personal difficulty.
Conversation - Heng Chye Kiang
An NUS Professor of Architecture explains how thoughtful planning, good design, and inclusive choices can enable residents to thrive in dense urban environments.
Editorial - Alvin Pang
In this digital edition of ETHOS, we bring you fresh views and perspectives on Singapore's economy, society and prospects for the future, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic’s far-reaching impact and its related challenges. Featuring: Anastasia Goh, Wong Hefen, Daphne Yuan, Shirley Loo, Tan Chia Han, and Eddie Choo.
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.
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.
Article - Soh Zhi Liang
In the wake of the pandemic-induced shake-up of the workplace, organisations must rethink how they can better support the motivational drives and life goals of their people—or risk losing their commitment and energy.
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The 4th Behavioural Exchange conference, an annual conference, discusses how behavioural insights can strengthen policy design and implementation.