ON THE PROBLEM OF LATVIAN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION: POLICY DECLARED VALUES

Maija Ivanova, Irēna Kokina, Elvyra Acienė

Abstract


Society’s value system forms gradually, and every society has its own culture, its own dominant value system. Fundamental values such as honesty, fairness, compassion and kindness have been preserved through the centuries, and they are the core values of today. Organization values are invisible organizational culture, the deepest layer of the organization. The internal culture of institutions is the system of values and traditions, work environment, which is an important condition for staff satisfaction and performance efficiency. Latvian public administration declared value is incorporated into the code of ethics, also included in the organization documents, thus addressing not only their employees, but also society as a whole, what is the profession of the required values, as well as what human values should be never lost. In this study, in order to identify the predominant values and intrinsic values of institutions based on publicly available data and information sources, Latvian State Administration Policy declared value are discussed and analyzed.

KEY WORDS: organization, organizational culture; declared values.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15181/tbb.v78i1.1756


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