Personnel policy in the system of public authorities and management: monitoring of basic trends


  • Kerem O. MAGOMEDOV Institute of Public Service and Personnel Management, RANEPA



public service, state bodies, civic service, public servants, personnel policy, personnel management, monitoring motivation, professionalism


The article highlights methodological and methodical base of the sociological monitoring of the personnel issues in state bodies; the monitoring has been carried out for ten years by the Department of Public Services and Personnel Policy of the Russian Presidential Academy for National Economy and Public Administration. The author gives an analysis of the monitoring data that unveil key aspects of the personnel policy of the state bodies such as motivation of Russians when entering civil service, assessment of the professionalism of state servants, reasons behind the decreased professionalism of the state bodies` employees. According to the author, the following directions for personnel policy monitoring in state bodies will be in demand in years to come: (1) motivation of professional development of public servants and its assessment; (2) assessment of the personnel potential of state bodies and problems of its development; (3) assessment of effectiveness of state personnel policy in the system of public service; (4) assessment of the effectiveness of measures, methods, and technologies of realization of the personnel; policy and management in state bodies; (5) assessment of effectiveness of state programs in the field of personnel policy: executive candidate pool, rotation, et cet.; (6) assessment of negative effects such as bureaucracy, bribery, corruption and effectiveness of measures to counteract them.