The past number of months living through the COVID-19 pandemic, has surfaced some deep and fundamental problems in the world around us. Businesses and organisations mobilised crisis plans or conjured something ad-hoc to deal with the changes. In a PWC survey conducted in April, 77% of CFOs are looking at cost containment measures, and 65% are thinking of deferring or cancelling investments – digital transformation included.
Since the onset of coronavirus in the country, Singapore has experienced changes in regulations week on week. In this post from ‘The changing behaviour series’ we take a step back to observe how Singaporeans have adapted their daily habits over the past 4 months.
Singapore won praise from the World Health Organisation (WHO) for its early response to address the nation’s concerns and anxieties when it first raised alerts to DORSCON Orange on February 6, 2020. With many countries currently implementing lockdown measures and shelter at home policies, Singapore has implemented “circuit breaker” measures – closing down non-essential services – from now until May 4.