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Managing Public Administration Reform in Croatia

Ivan Koprić orcid id ; Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb

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State administration in Croatia developed during three main phases, establishment (1990–1993), consolidation (1993–2001), and Europeanisation phase (after 2001). After a brief description of the current state of the Croatian public administration, the State Administration Reform Strategy –adopted during the spring of 2008, has been analysed and assessed, as well as certain other strategic
documents. Certain challenges and problems, including institutional ones, have been identified and analysed during public administration reform. The establishment of the new Ministry of Public Administration has been elaborated. At the end, lessons learned have been described, having in mind good and bad Croatian administrative reform practices.


public administration – Croatia, administrative reform, Europeanisation, civil servants, public sector reformstrategies, strategy implementation management

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