Digital Governance and E-Government Principles Applied to Public Procurement

Digital Governance and E-Government Principles Applied to Public Procurement

Noted as an IGI Global Core Reference Title in Government & Law for 2019.

Rajesh Kumar Shakya (The World Bank, USA)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: January, 2017|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 323|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2203-4
ISBN13: 9781522522034|ISBN10: 1522522034|EISBN13: 9781522522041


Public procurement is vulnerable on many levels. Therefore, to increase protection and improve efficiency, governments across the globe are looking to introduce electronic-based infrastructures.

Digital Governance and E-Government Principles Applied to Public Procurement is an essential reference publication for the latest research on the implementation and impact of public reforms through e-Procurement. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics and perspectives, such as anti-corruption, acquisitions costs, and governance structures, this book is ideally designed for academicians, practitioners, professionals, and researchers seeking current research on the regulation of the public sector through digital approaches.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Acquisitions Costs
  • Anti-Corruption
  • Developing Nations
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Governance Structures
  • Green Public Procurement (GPP)
  • Public Financial Management
  • Public vs. Corporate Procurement

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Rajesh Kumar Shakya is currently working with the World Bank as an e-Procurement Specialist. He is an International expert on e-Government Procurement (e-GP), Framework Agreements and public procurement strategies. He has got international experience working for more than 35 countries from Asia, Africa, Caribbean, Central Asia, and Europe guiding more than 30 countries He has worked with the World Bank, USAID, Asian Development Bank, Eastern African Community, Inter-American Development Bank, Caribbean Development Bank, and other government and development agencies. Dr. Shakya is the Ph.D. with Distinction in Public Administration from the Capella University, USA.