Adaptive Public Administration. Managerial and Evaluation Instruments

  • Ani Matei National University of Political Studies and Public Administration
  • Corina Georgiana Antonovici National University of Political Studies and Public Administration
  • Carmen Savulescu National University of Political Studies and Public Administration
Keywords: adaptive public administration, adaptive public management, adaptive capacity


The adaptive public administration occurs frequently in theoretical and empirical analyses. The concept itself represents the finality of multiple approaches, assessing and operationalizing the impact of the changes induced by internal and external environment on the current status of a public or private organization. The current paper aims the first integrative synthesis of those processes or state-of-the-art, in view to provide a complex framework and vision to the development of more profound future analyses. Our approach sustains the implementation of a conscious and substantiated vision concerning adaptation in public organizations and/or public administration, revealing their specificity, need for improving the managerial and evaluation instruments, as well as multidisciplinary valorisation of various aspects on organisational adaptation.

Author Biographies

Ani Matei, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration


Corina Georgiana Antonovici, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration


Carmen Savulescu, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration



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