Keywords: civil service prestige, civil service prestige indicators, level of civil service prestige, interests of society, reforms of the civil service of Ukraine


The prestige of the civil service affects the quality of attracting resources to the public administration, and the civil service is considered as part of the public administration connected with the realization of the goals, tasks and functions of the state. The study of the factors of prestige and the attempt to formulate its model are necessary to manage the process of raising the prestige of socially important spheres of life, one of which is the protection of national interests. The article identifies and analyzes that influence the formation of the prestige of the civil service of Ukraine and leading countries. They are based on the use of official position not in the interests of society: protectionism, mutual services, use of state property for personal purposes, as well as bribes, kickbacks and other illegal mechanisms of "transformation of power into money". Also, criteria have been selected to take into account the prestige, which are a result of the efficiency of public administration and the macroeconomic environment, because they reflect the possibilities and freedom of realization of activity. Updating the prestige of the civil service is a prerequisite for successful European integration and good and efficient public administration that meets the requirements of modern times and European standards and principles of good governance. The  detail analyzes the main factors influencing the prestige of the civil service. After evaluating all possible factors, we can distinguish those that most accurately and accurately reflect the results of the question under study. Measures justified to increase the level of prestige of the civil service.The effectiveness of the reform of the Ukrainian civil service must be accompanied by the creation of a professional, politically impartial, stable, highly efficient, authoritative and prestigious civil service capable of meeting the challenges of today and providing quality administrative services that meet European standards.


Barkov V. (1999) Human dignity and social prestige Philos. opinion. Nos. 1 - 2, pp. 252 - 274.

Bityak, Yu. P. (2006). Civil Service in Ukraine: Problems of Formation, Development and Functioning. Yaroslav the Wise, 419, 380-419.

Dikan, O. V., Dikan, V. V., & Glushenko, T. M. (2018). Planning and career development of public servants. X .: Harri Nadu Publishing House, 173-177.

Goncharov V. V. (1996) In search of management excellence: A guide for senior management personnel: in 2 volumes M.: MNIIPU, Volume 1: Experience of the best industrial firms of the USA, Japan and the countries of Western Europe, 752.

Goncharuk, N. T. (2018). Development of the public service of Ukraine in terms of its reform and modernization. Approved by the Academic Council of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Institute of Public Administration of the National Academy of Public Administration under the President of Ukraine. Minutes No. 09/220 of 06 December 2018, 9.

Gorzov, A., & Longy, O. (2017). Disciplinary responsibility of civil servants. Scientific Journal of the National Academy of Public Prosecutor of Ukraine, Volume(1), р.13.

Karkovska, V. Y. (2018). Knowledge management: actualization of public administration. Public Administration and Administration in the Process of Economic Reforms: Proceedings of the Reports of the Second All-Ukrainian Scientific and Practical Internet Conference, October 17, 2018, Kherson: State Higher Education Institution “KhSAU”, 221 p.

Kushnirenko, I. Y. (2018). State human resources policy in Ukraine: problems and development prospects. Bulletin of the International Humanities University, Volume15, рр. 97-100.

Lystopad, L. D. (2019). Civil service in Ukraine under the conditions of administrative reform.

Moroz, S. A. (2017). Accreditation of educational programs as a method of public administration of higher education quality.

Podolchak, N.Y., Prokopyshyn-Rashkevych, L.M.,& Karkovska, V.Y. (2019). The influence of coaching on the development of manager's leadership skills. Naukovyi Visnyk Natsionalnoho Hirnychoho Universytetu, Volume 2019, Issue 4, рр. 107-113.

Strielkowski, W., Gryshova, I., Kalyugina, S. ( 2017) Modern technologies in public administration management: A comparison of Estonia, India and United Kingdom. Administratie si Management Public. Volume 2017, Issue 28, рр. 174-185.

Ukraine, Z. (2019). About the civil service. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, 52, 490.

Zhivko, Z. B., Kurlyak, M. D., Pushak, E. J., Revak, I. O., Tomanevich, L. M., & Franchuk, V. I. (2017). Public administration and economic security in the context of European integration: a monograph.

Presidential Decree (2015). On the Ukraine 2020 Sustainable Development Strategy. 12 January. 2015, № 5, 2015, Government Courier, № 6.

Prodius, L. (2017). Modern requirements for the quality management of the civil service taken into account of domestic and foreign experience.

Abstract views: 25
PDF Downloads: 9
How to Cite
Karkovska, V. (2020). UPDATING THE PRESTIGE OF THE CIVIL SERVICE IN THE REFORM PROCESS. Public Administration and Regional Development, (7), 125-134. https://doi.org/10.34132/pard2020.07.06