A Primer on Public Policy and Management with a Focus on National Meteorological and Hydrological Services
The various chapters in this volume are based on presentations delivered in three workshops at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy - National University of Singapore between 2018 and 2021. The Meteorological Services Singapore and the World Meteorological Organisation sponsored these workshops. The aim of these workshops and this publication is to convey content on concepts and methods of public policy and management to professionals engaged in Meteorological Services. The volume consists of four parts, namely Public Management, Results and Evidence based Public Management, Economics and Public Management, Communication. The first part deals with a Volatile Uncertain Complex and Ambiguous (VUCA) world. Apart from the assembling of results and evidence, the second part also includes the postulation of pertinent scenarios. The third part deals with economics management based on economic efficiency, behavioural insights and environmental and social capital. The final part highlights the importance of effective communication.