Business Methods for Certification of Government Employees in the Russian Federation: Problems and Prospects

Anton G. Chepusov
2020 RUDN Journal of Public Administration  
This article provides a brief overview of the ongoing changes in the methodology for evaluating and selecting personnel in government agencies of the Russian Federation. The author analyzes the details of ongoing reforms in the current macroeconomic context. The article covers expected consequences of the planned unified approach to certification of civil servants in all state bodies of the Russian Federation using examples of existing business structures that already use the new methods. The
more » ... new methods. The author comes to the conclusion that disproportionate powers of managers in any departments and strictly formalized criteria for certification of civil servants, which came from the commercial sphere, will negatively affect the motivation of civil servants, the quality of their work with citizens, and lead to erosion of the civil service ethics. The ongoing reform may potentially result in a loss of public trust to state institutions.
doi:10.22363/2312-8313-2020-7-4-316-321 fatcat:h6aqaa6qqvabniidtqpri67jqa