The Relationship between Organizational Climate and Effectiveness in Lithuanian Government


  • Aleksandras Patapas, Aistė Dirþytė Lietuvos teisės universitetas


organizational climate, organizational effectiveness.


In order to contribute to the effectiveness of
public and private organizations, in the last twenty
years organizational climate has been analyzed from
many points of view, as of public administration to
group psychology. While some authors have already
identified the importance of organizational climate
(Williamson, 1997; Guldenmund, 2000) on organizational
efficacy issues, many investigators state that
the relationship between the two has been insufficiently
explored (Silva, 2003). Organizational climate
perceptions in bureaucratic organizations place some
doubts for the researchers thus far (Meyer, 2003). As
in the twenty-first century public sector organizations
experience the tensions that arise between the demands
of government, business, and civil society, the
surveys on different aspects of organizational climate
and effectiveness continue to be important up to now.
In addition, the relationship between organizational
climate and effectiveness in public sector of East
European countries has mainly been a theoretical
proposition. Therefore, the main purpose of this research
was to evaluate the relationship between organizational
climate and effectiveness in Lithuanian Government which is one of the principal public organizations
that serve in public interest for Lithuanian