A Mandarin and the making of public policy : reflections by Ngiam Tong Dow

In this book, the author, a senior civil servant and "Mandarin" from 1959 to 1999, provides an insider's perspective of the success story of Singapore. He reflects on his experiences of serving with the founding generation of political leaders and contributing to the country's economic growth, shares personal anecdotes and perceptive insights of Singapore's early decades, and questions some of the policies of the government.

 

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Title
A Mandarin and the making of public policy : reflections by Ngiam Tong Dow
Creator
Ngiam, Tong Dow
Subject
Ngiam, Tong Dow--Political and social views
Singapore--Officials and employees, Retired--Anecdotes
Singapore--Politics and government--1965-1990
Singapore--Politics and government--1990-
Singapore--Economic policy
Singapore--History
History
Government officials
Politics and Government
Publisher
NUS Press, 2006
Contributor
Tay, Simon
Digital Description
application/pdf, 21710 KB, 264 p. : ill.
Table of Contents
List of illustrations
Introduction : A Mandarin and the making of public policy / Simon S.C. Tay
pt. 1. A person and the policies
pt. 2. Lessons from the Singapore experience
pt. 3. Looking back, navigating forward
Epilogue: Mandarins in context / Simon S.C. Tay
Index
Editor's acknowledgements.
All rights reserved. NUS Press, 2006

 

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