The italian legal system in currently undergoing a process of transformation in order to set the ground for a better, more efficient and more economical public administration. Since 2009 a series of reforms, on the subject of monitoring and evaluation of individual and collective performances, within the public bodies has been approved. Starting from an analysis of these reforms, this essay explores the strategies, methods and tools that can be used to enhance the performance of the Italian public administration. Their possible benefits exceed the gains of an increase in efficiency, as they could also meet the expectations of the cives, stakeholders, who demand for a clear system of best practices e spending review to be implemented.
Keywords: Virtuous strategies, administrative pluralism, challenging objectives, microorganizational abilities, organizational welfare.