examines some of the most important criteria and indicators for social
efficiency. Fundamental ideas of the Bulgarian and foreign economic science for
the specifics of social efficiency in the activity of the subjects of
institutional governance, including the bodies of state power are discussed.
The paper applies a comprehensive (interdisciplinary) approach suggesting
integration of sociological, theoretical and management, socio-economic and
other aspects of the study is related to the system analysis. The social
governance is seen from the perspective of a system method, being the
regulation of the relations between the subject and object of management as a
purposeful impact on the social system in order to bring its operation and
development in accordance with socially significant goals.