Aroon Manoharan

Aroon Manoharan is an Assistant Professor of Public Administration at the Department of Political Science, Kent State University, USA. His research focuses on e-governance, performance measurement and reporting, organization management, and comparative administration. He received his Ph.D. from the School of Public Affairs and Administration, Rutgers University-Newark and MPA from Kansas State University. As Associate Director of the E-Governance Institute at Rutgers-Newark, he directed major initiatives including the Digital Governance in Municipalities Worldwide Survey 2007, which evaluated the e-governance performance at the municipal level globally. He also directed the U.S. States and Municipalities E-Governance Survey in 2008.

Publications

Communicative Governance to Mitigate the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Case Study of Delhi, India
Nidhi Vij Mali, Srinivas Yerramsetti, Aroon P. Manoharan. © 2021. 8 pages.
Emerging democracies are handicapped by systemic weaknesses such as inadequate healthcare safety nets, weak administrative capacities, and rigidly hierarchical bureaucracies and...
E-Government, Corruption Reduction and the Role of Culture: A Study Based on Panel Data of 57 Countries
Haoyu Zhao, Michael J. Ahn, Aroon P. Manoharan. © 2021. 19 pages.
Using a panel dataset gathered from 57 countries over the period 2003 to 2014, this paper examines the impact of cultural factors on the relationship between e-government...
Innovative Perspectives on Public Administration in the Digital Age
Aroon P. Manoharan, James McQuiston. © 2018. 332 pages.
As governments worldwide are entering the digital age, there are increasing expectations from citizens and stakeholders for a more responsive, efficient, and open government....
Exploring Citizen-Centric E-Government Using a Democratic Theories Framework
Sean Mossey, Aroon P. Manoharan, Lamar Vernon Bennett. © 2018. 32 pages.
In this chapter, the authors draw on Scott's work on e-government and democratic theories to examine how governments engage their citizens online. The three theories they...
The Influence of Government Capacity on E-Services Diffusion at Municipal Level in New Jersey
Yueping Zheng, Aroon P Manoharan. © 2016. 9 pages.
The development of ICTs brings opportunities for governments to improve their services provision. Since early 2000, governments at all levels have increasingly enabled citizens...
International Journal of Public Administration in the Digital Age (IJPADA)
Manuel Pedro Rodríguez Bolívar. Est. 2014.
The International Journal of Public Administration in the Digital Age (IJPADA) seeks to examine both the impact of information technology (IT) on public and nonprofit...
Municipal Websites: Linking Democratic Theory and Citizen Participation
Lamar Vernon Bennett, Aroon Manoharan. © 2014. 17 pages.
In this paper the authors draw on Scott's (2006) work on e-government and democratic theories to examine how governments engage their citizens online. The three theories they...
Global Trends in Digital Governance: A Longitudinal Study
Aroon Manoharan, Marc Fudge, Marc Holzer. © 2013. 15 pages.
This paper highlights the research findings of a digital governance survey conducted in the fall of 2009. The study replicates previous surveys of large municipalities worldwide...
International Journal of E-Planning Research (IJEPR)
Carlos Nunes Silva. Est. 2012.
The International Journal of E-Planning Research (IJEPR) publishes original theoretical and innovative empirical research on the many aspects of the emerging interdisciplinary...
E-Governance and Civic Engagement: Factors and Determinants of E-Democracy
Aroon Manoharan, Marc Holzer. © 2012. 647 pages.
Governments are increasingly turning to the Internet to provide public services. The move towards e-governance not only impacts the efficiency and effectiveness of public...
An Examination of Global Municipal Government Privacy and Security Policies
Aroon Manoharan, Marc Fudge. © 2012. 13 pages.
This chapter highlights the research findings of a longitudinal study of online privacy and security practices among global municipalities conducted in 2005 and 2007. As cities...
Active Citizen Participation in E-Government: A Global Perspective
Aroon Manoharan, Marc Holzer. © 2012. 649 pages.
As governments across the world increasingly adopt information and communication technology to improve their efficiency and effectiveness, they are gradually providing...
M-Government: An Opportunity for Addressing the Digital Divide
Aroon Manoharan, Lamar Vernon Bennett, Tony Carrizales. © 2012. 12 pages.
This chapter looks at technological inequities throughout the world within the context of e-government. The purpose of the study is to evaluate and highlight existing digital...
Global Trends in Digital Governance: A Longitudinal Study
Aroon Manoharan, Marc Fudge, Marc Holzer. © 2011. 15 pages.
This paper highlights the research findings of a digital governance survey conducted in the fall of 2009. The study replicates previous surveys of large municipalities worldwide...
Tracking the Digital Divide: Studying the Association of the Global Digital Divide with Societal Divide
Marc Holzer, Aroon Manoharan. © 2009. 12 pages.
The chapter is based on a study of global municipal Web portals conducted through a collaboration between the E-Governance Institute at Rutgers-Newark, USA, and the Global...
E-Governance and Quality of Life: Associating Municipal E-Governance with Quality of Life Worldwide
Marc Holzer, Aroon Manoharan. © 2009. 11 pages.
The chapter is based on the results of an international survey of municipal Web portals conducted through a collaboration between the E-Governance Institute at Rutgers-Newark...
Worldwide E-Governance: A Longitudinal Assessment of Municipal Websites and the Digital Divide
Tony Carrizales, Marc Holzer, Aroon Manoharan. © 2008. 22 pages.
This following chapter highlights the research findings of a digital governance survey conducted in the fall of 2005. The study replicates a 2003 survey of large municipalities...