Decisions in the Evolution of Contemporary Public Governance

  • Jolanta Buškevičiūtė Kaunas University of Technology
  • Alvydas Raipa Kaunas University of Technology
Keywords: decision making, new public governance, efficiency, features of new public governance


The article analyses the relationship between decision making and structural changes of New Public Governance. The authors emphasize that in the process of evolution of public governance, the effectiveness of preparation and implementation of decisions is a very complex, multi-dimensional issue. Its success is based on the entirety of elements and factors of both internal and external environments. Specific attention is given to application of meta-analysis, theoretical simulation, analog and other methods in analysis of decision-making external environment. It is proved that qualitative parameters of contemporary decisions in public sector are directly dependent on the pace of Public Governance evolution in establishment of new, more effective, innovative and democratic principles and methods of public sector governance.

Theory of Public Policy and Administration