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  1. Public sector executive development in the Asia-Pacific: Different contexts but similar challenges (PDF, 0.2MB)Andrew Podger doi
  2. Developing leadership and building executive capacity in the Australian public services for better governance (PDF, 0.2MB)Peter Allen and John Wanna doi
  3. Civil service executive development in China: An overview (PDF, 0.2MB)Yijia Jing doi
  4. Building capacity: A framework for managing learning and development in the Hong Kong Police Force (PDF, 0.6MB)Hon S. Chan and Joseph Wong Wing-ping doi
  5. Building executive capacity in the Japanese Civil Service (PDF, 0.2MB)Hiroko Kudo doi
  6. Innovating training and development in government: The case of South Korea (PDF, 0.2MB)Pan Suk Kim doi
  7. Civil service training in the Macau Government (PDF, 0.1MB)Pauline Lai Pou San doi
  8. Building executive capacity in the public service for better governance: The Philippine Civil Service (PDF, 0.3MB)Alex B. Brillantes Jr and Maricel T. Fernandez-Carag doi
  9. Milestone programs for the administrative service in the Singapore Public Service (PDF, 0.4MB)James Low doi
  10. Senior civil service training in Taiwan: Current concerns and future challenges (PDF, 0.3MB)Su Tsai-Tsu and Liu Kun-I doi