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  • The Black Elephant Challenge for Governments

    By: admintest admintest | Apr 11, 2017 | Hits: 6185

    Stephen Hawking, the world-famous theoretical physicist, said: “I think the next century (the 21st century) will be the century of complexity.” But what is complexity? And what is its relevance to governance? Complex is different from complicated. An engineering system is merely complicated. It could be an A-380 or a telecommunications satellite. Its inner workings…..

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  • In an Ambiguous World, Can Singapore Cope?

    By: admintest admintest | May 27, 2016 | Hits: 1693

    Small states are vulnerable. The margin for error is narrow. The government’s role is essential. Thanks to what was achieved over the last 50 years, the threat is no longer that we will disappear as a sovereign and independent country, although that can never be entirely discounted. The threat is now more insidious. The danger…..

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