An Overview of the Trends in the Evaluation System for the Public Management Performance

  • Bucur Iulian Dediu
  • Liliana Mihaela Moga
  • Stefania Cristina Mirica
Conference paper
Part of the Eurasian Studies in Business and Economics book series (EBES, volume 11/1)


The evaluation of the public management performance is the support for the public administration strategies and reforms. The paper reviews the trends in the management of the public administration which conduct to the New Public Management acceptation and implementation and explores the implication on the structure of the evaluation systems used to measure the performance of the public services. The research is focused on the theoretical and practical aspects and reviews the literature and the case studies in order to argue the necessity, the incentive factors and the general structure of an updated system of indicators for the public management performance who reflects the point of view of all the stakeholders as beneficiary of the public services and the influence of the new public management. The main influence factors that reshape the evaluation system are the change in the role of government in society and in the relationship between government and citizens, and the increasing importance given to the beneficiaries.


New public management Characteristics Performance Incentive factors Necessity Evaluation 



This research was partially financed by the Programme P1—The Development of the National System of Research and Development of the National Plan for Research, Development and Innovation (PN III), funded by the Ministry of Research and Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding (MESR—UEFISCDI), Contract no. 286/8.12.2017.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bucur Iulian Dediu
    • 1
  • Liliana Mihaela Moga
    • 2
  • Stefania Cristina Mirica
    • 3
  1. 1.The School for Doctoral Studies in the Socio-Humanities, Dunarea de Jos University of GalatiGalatiRomania
  2. 2.Department of EconomicsDunarea de Jos University of GalatiGalatiRomania
  3. 3.Department of Juridical SciencesThe School for Doctoral Studies in the Socio-Humanities, Dunarea de Jos University of GalatiGalatiRomania

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