Professionalism of Staff as a Major Factor for the Efficiency of Public Service in the Republic of Bulgaria

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Abstract

This article aims to support the thesis that the professionalism of staff employed in Public Service in the Republic of Bulgaria should be put forth as a major factor for Administration’s effectiveness. It is recommended staff professionalism to be identified as a main priority of the Bulgarian government. Upgrading of training in public administration, career development opportunities and introducing of a code for employee ethic and integrity will contribute for the improvement of public service in general and for its successful integration in the European Administrative Space.

General Information

Keywords: public service; staff; professionalism.

Journal rubric: Political Science

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Cherkezov V. Professionalism of Staff as a Major Factor for the Efficiency of Public Service in the Republic of Bulgaria. Sociosfera = Sociosphera, 2011. no. 3, pp. 64–70. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

V. Cherkezov, South-West University «Neofit Rilski», Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria

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