Managing Stakeholder Interests in e-Government Implementation: Lessons Learned from a Singapore e-Government Project

Managing Stakeholder Interests in e-Government Implementation: Lessons Learned from a Singapore e-Government Project

Chee-Wee Tan (University of British Columbia, Canada), Shan L. Pan (National University of Singapore, Singapore) and Eric T.K. Lim (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 23
DOI: 10.4018/jgim.2005010102
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Abstract

As e-government plays an increasingly dominant role in modern public administrative management, its pervasive influence on organizations and individuals is apparent. It is, therefore, timely and relevant to examine e-governance—the fundamental mission of e-government. By adopting a stakeholder perspective, this study approaches the topic of e-governance in e-government from the three critical aspects of stakeholder management: (1) identification of stakeholders; (2) recognition of differing interests among stakeholders; and (3) how an organization caters to and furthers these interests. Findings from the case study point to the importance of (1) discarding the traditional preference for controls to develop instead a proactive attitude towards the identification of all relevant collaborators; (2) conducting cautious assessments of the technological restrictions underlying IT-transformed public services to map out the boundary for devising and implementing control and collaboration mechanisms in the system; and (3) developing strategies to align stakeholder interests so that participation in e-government can be self-governing.

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