New Public Management Methodology and Measures in Improving of Social Administration and Social Security Research in Lithuania
Keywords:social exclusion, New Public Management, research in social security, research methods.
This article deals with the necessity to supplement the decisions in public administration under the influence
of globalisation with new theoretical and practical decisions, mainly from the area of New Public Management.
The author also suggests to improve social security research methodology by applying new research methods and
parameters which are directed towards overcoming social exclusion. They are: „social quality“, degree of
decommodification, „developmental welfare“, „participatory research“.