15
April
2020
|
14:20
Europe/Amsterdam

Formalism and the uneven distribution of information

Prof Chen Kang, Director of the Master in Public Administration and Management programme and Chinese Executive Education programme at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, discussed the problematic work culture of formalism. He opined that when there is an uneven distribution of information, the party who knows more can benefit at the expense of the other, and further fuel formalism.