Identification of New Public Management Elements
Keywords:New public management, decentralization, privatization, marketization, participation, managerialism.
The objective of this paper is to analyse the genesis of NPM in the context of organisational theories and
the main structural elements. Theoretic background for NPM concept rests on general theoretic groups of
organisations. Group of classic or formal theories, group of socio-psychological theories and group of modern
theories affected the New Public Management. Author analyses structural elements of NPM presented:
decentralization, privatisation, formation of market conditions in public sector, participation, application of
private sector management methods.