Futures thinking and strategy transformation is becoming the most talked about topic amongst the civil servants in Public Service Department (JPA) Malaysia.
Emphases on future thinking ability and skill were put forth as a significant competency in line with the Government transformation plan. Hence, an exclusive Futures Thinking Session with Professor Sohail Inayatullah, an astounding academician and prolific writer on Future studies were organized by the Public Service Department (JPA) at Dewan Sri Baiduri, National Institute of Public Administration (INTAN) yesterday, 3 April 2014. The session was attended by around 60 senior government officials from various Ministries. The talk was to enlighten them on futures thinking and strategy transformation. A breakout session was also held with the key strategic question of “Do Malaysia need a Center for Strategic Futures (CSF)?” This talk is an initiative under the Strategic outlook and policy directions of the Malaysian Public Services towards 2020, a collaboration program between MIGHT and JPA.