Performance Improvement of Public Administration Institutions: The Case of Lithuanian District Municipalities` Administrations
Keywords:improvement of public administration, efficiency in public administration, innovations` development, democratic values and traditions.
The factors of public administration improvement in the article are being analyzed. These factors are
typical to any public administration institution regardless of its size, performance particularity or level.
The goal to diagnose the condition of all public administration institutions in Lithuania was not raised for
this research. For this particular reason, the administrations of Lithuanian district municipalities became
the object of the empirical research. The diagnosis of the condition of Lithuanian district municipalities’
administrations was accomplished. On the basis of theoretical and empirical investigations of the authors,
a model of performance improvement of Lithuanian public administration institutions (on the selfgovernment
level) was developed.