Tag Archives: learning organization

What Health Policy Makers should learn

Market access for drugs and medical devices is an issue that has interested me professionally for many years. Why? Because it really ties together disparate threads of politics, economics, commercial interests, civic society and challenges some pretty fundamental positions on what it means to be a citizen of a country. I’ll be giving a talk […]

Promoting Policy Learning and Critical Thinking

One major challenge in ‘solutioning’ is the dearth of thinking. My time in government has taught me that policy makers want clean-cut, ‘elegant’ solutions, never mind that the real world is messy with diverse opinions and actions. The anecdote from former Head of Civil Service, Mr. Lim Siong Guan is refreshing (my emphasis added): “Once […]