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Singapore – a country where people trust their government!

By June 17, 2004culture

Shel Israel blogs about his stimulating encounter with a Singaporean official:

“As I think about Mrs. Tan on the bus ride back to my hotel, I realize that in the U.S., government is about the last place I would find her. But then, we don’t have CEOs in our government. We have bureaucrats. In Singapore, government officials are moved about from one department to another every few years, a remnant of the old colonial British system. In the U.S. she would probably be a serial entrepreneur…”

That’s assuming she went in the private sector. If she chose to work in government she would probably become frustrated, territorial and devoid of any creative inspiration.


P.S. If you appreciate my observations, you might want to join my inner circle.
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