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This study examines which configurations explain the outcomes of local government reform and its variable conditions through comparative qualitative analysis (QCA). The research is represented for the analysis of sub-system conditions through a case of Vietnam in public administration reform. Generally the results show the minimum configurations of key variable conditions to achieve the outcomes of local government reform. Public governance conditions affect public administration reform, and the outcomes of local government reform are based on a number of conditional variables including participation at local levels, transparency, vertical accountability, control of corruption in the public sector, public administrative procedures, public service delivery.