The luxury of addressing complexity

As I've been going through my preparations for presenting the narrative component of the Cognitive Edge accreditation course with the Singapore Civil Service Agency, the difference between developing and developed nation governments has me wondering about who has the luxury to effectively address complex problems? Typically a developing nation has to deal with all the issues associated with development i.e. service delivery, effeciency and governance AS WELL AS the unpredictable complex challenges that surface, such as the global economic meltdown [...]