Evaluation of Municipal Servants’ Performance in the Context of Public Management

Ramūnas Vanagas, Aurimas Tumėnas


The article reviews the Lithuanian system of evaluation of the in-service performance of municipal servants, discusses key elements of activity management, also its positive and negative aspects. The authors analyse main characteristics of the Lithuanian municipal servants’ work evaluation, its shortcomings and main linkages with key principles of activity management model. The results of the analysis show that in current Lithuanian situation the application of in-service activity evaluation model, which is most typical for the New Public Management, would be ineffective, since Lithuania uses a different activity management model. Possible ways to solve some problems, which arise in the process of evaluation, are provided in the last part of the article.


New Public Management; local self-government; evaluation

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"Public Policy and Administration" ISSN online 2029-2872 / ISSN print 1648-2603