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, radonic.milenko@gmail.com", Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia, milos.milosavljevic@fon.bg.ac.rs
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