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Driving Sustainable Public Administration
Driving Sustainable Public Administration

Author(s): Mauro Romanelli
Subject(s): Human Resources in Economy
Published by: Editura Lumen, Asociatia Lumen
Keywords: sustainability; public administration; organization; human resources;
Summary/Abstract: Rediscovering sustainability as a source for developing strategic and organizational change helps drive public administration to proceed towards future by promoting the organizational dimension that relies on enhancing the quality of people as human resources, strengthening public managers as leaders and public servants as employees committed and motivated to public services. Sustainable public administration improves performances, supports public trust and enhances democratic life. Rediscovering the organizational dimension as a means to promote sustainability within public administration helps develop ethical and organizational culture within public administration and enables people to adopt new values, attitudes and behaviors. Developing sustainability within public administration relies on strengthening the behavioral and human dimension in order to enable both processes of change and advance ethics-oriented policies and initiatives within public organizations. Promoting an effective public management requires people able to behave as ethical and transformational leaders who motivate, support and drive the employees at work. Investing in human resources requires to develop education and training programs and policies that contribute to sustaining public service motivation and improving competences of employees who assume behaviors and adopt values in order to drive sustainable and ethical-oriented process of innovation and change within public administration as an organization that serves the public interest and contributes to value creation within community.

  • Page Range: 24-31
  • Page Count: 7
  • Publication Year: 2020
  • Language: English