Below is my latest article on collaborative governance. This is another effort at detailing the need for administrative reform, specifically for states to embrace new forms of administrative arrangement that take into account the rapid change that we are experiencing.
Public administration is under pressure to reinvent itself. The old ways of doing thing is no longer relevant if nations want to stay competitive. Technology and the democratisation of knowledge mean that governments need to rethink on how they can best meet a more demanding and sophisticated public expectation. One way to embrace this is to be tuned in to to this era of democratisation, specifically, to take seriously deliberative or participatory governance. This article demonstrates Malaysia’s effort at some forms of deliebrative governance. You can access the article here.