Human Resource Practices, Failure Management Approaches and Innovations in Serbian Public Administration

Milenko RADONIĆ, Miloš MILOSAVLJEVIĆ, Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia,", Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia,
2019 Transylvanian Review of Administrative Sciences  
This paper responds to a recent call for research on public administration innovations as a necessity for the development of modern governance. In particular, this paper aims to examine the role of high-performing human resource practices in fostering the innovation of public administration. In addition, the study explores the mediating effect of failure management practices on innovativeness. A sample of 618 political appointees and civil servants from Serbian central administration was used
more » ... test the aforementioned hypotheses. The results indicate that high performing human resource practices have a positive effect on innovativeness. However, the magnitude of specific practices varies significantly. Keywords: failure management approach, high-performing human resource practice, intellectual capital, public administration innovation, Serbia.
doi:10.24193/tras.si2019.5 fatcat:6jppghn5pffh3kiziocovbhfdq