Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12259/35746
Type of publication: Straipsnis kitose duomenų bazėse / Article in other databases (S4)
Field of Science: Politikos mokslai / Political sciences (S002)
Author(s): Civinskas, Remigijus;Kaselis, Mindaugas;Pivoras, Saulius
Title: Context as a factor in senior civil service reform: opinions and attitudes of senior executives in Lithuania
Is part of: Baltic journal of law & politics [elektroninis išteklius]. Kaunas ; Berlin : Vytautas Magnus university ; Walter De Gruyter, 2016, Vol. 9, iss. 1
Extent: p. 124-152
Date: 2016
Note: ISSN (Online) 2029-0454
Keywords: Senior civil service;Senior executives;Civil service reform;Contextual factors
Abstract: This article analyses the contextual factors and their impact on the planned creation of senior civil service (henceforth, SCS) within the Lithuanian civil service system since 2008. Based on a survey of Lithuanian senior executives’ conducted in 2014 and qualitative semi-structured interviews, the aim of this article is to reveal and explain incentives and obstacles of SCS reform in Lithuania. Empirical research data clarifies attitudes of senior civil servants and their role perceptions. Senior executives’ attitudes towards the establishment of the SCS system were clearly positive. However, the research data reveals that supportive attitudes depend on the perception of the roles of senior executives. Senior civil servants who perceived themselves firstly as actors in policy formation and policy implementers were much more favourable towards the creation of SCS than senior civil servants with other role identities
Internet: https://www.degruyter.com/downloadpdf/j/bjlp.2016.9.issue-1/bjlp-2016-0006/bjlp-2016-0006.xml
https://www.vdu.lt/cris/bitstream/20.500.12259/35746/1/ISSN2029-0454_2016_V_9_1.PG_124-152.pdf
https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12259/35746
https://doi.org/10.1515/bjlp-2016-0006
Affiliation(s): Politikos mokslų ir diplomatijos fakultetas
Viešojo administravimo katedra
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:Baltic Journal of Law & Politics 2016, vol. 9, iss. 1
Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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