Human Resource Productivity in Greece

  • Rossidis IoannisEmail author
  • Aspridis Georgios
  • Katsimardos Petros
  • Bouas Konstantinos
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The effect of new public management in public servants productivity, the case of Greece.


The contemporary socioeconomic conditions and the constantly increasing demands for higher growth rates form the perpetual need to improve the administrative function of the public sector (Aspridis 2013). The implementation of the advanced administrative theories of the new public management and public governance, which represent to a great extent a businesslike approach, defines the transition from the bureaucratic public administration to the effective, flexible, and extrovert public management (Boyle 2006; Goldfinch and Wallis 2009). The case of Greece, due to the peculiar conditions that have been formed under the adverse conjunctures of the economic crisis on the one hand and the chronic malfunction of public administration on the other hand which constitutes an obstacle to the...

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rossidis Ioannis
    • 1
    Email author
  • Aspridis Georgios
    • 2
  • Katsimardos Petros
    • 3
  • Bouas Konstantinos
    • 4
  1. 1.University of the AegeanAthensGreece
  2. 2.T.E.I of ThessalyLarissaGreece
  3. 3.Public Administration ExpertAthensGreece
  4. 4.Ministry of Administrative Reform ExpertAthensGreece