Handbook of Research on Strategies for Local E-Government Adoption and Implementation: Comparative Studies (2 Volumes)

Handbook of Research on Strategies for Local E-Government Adoption and Implementation: Comparative Studies (2 Volumes)

Christopher G. Reddick (University of Texas at San Antonio, USA )
Release Date: March, 2009|Copyright: © 2009 |Pages: 1140
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-282-4
ISBN13: 9781605662824|ISBN10: 1605662828|EISBN13: 9781605662831
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Description:

There is a growing body of research on e-government because of its potential to transform organizational governance. Most of e-government research has examined the adoption of e-government at the local level with respect to the stages of adoption, but fewer studies have examined its impact on public sector organizations.

The Handbook of Research on Strategies for Local E-Government Adoption and Implementation: Comparative Studies provides examinations of the adoption and impact of e-government in countries throughout the world at the local level by leading scholars and practitioners in the field. Through descriptions of successful cases and challenges, this important academic research collection provides an indispensable resource necessary to audiences such as academicians, researchers, and students.

Coverage:

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

  • Adoption of E-Government
  • Citizen influence in government
  • Citizen-centric local e-government
  • Diffusion of e-government
  • Digital Governance
  • E-Governance
  • E-government development
  • E-government for senior citizens
  • E-government implementation
  • E-government Strategies
  • E-government sustainability
  • Electronic democracy
  • Experimental e-deliberation
  • Institutional e-government development
  • Internet voting
  • Internet-based citizen participation
  • Local e-government partnerships
  • Municipal wireless networks
  • Open source software and local governments
  • Readiness for city e-government
  • Residential broadband
Reviews & Statements

This book addresses issues faced by local governments in e-government addressing both its impact on citizens and government operations and performance. Exploring major technologies that are used, and providing case studies of successes and challenges in adoption in local governments.

– Christopher G. Reddick, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA

The book will be of interest to researchers, public administrators, government officals, and others responsible for enhancing local government operations and performance.

– Book News Inc. (May 2009)
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Christopher G. Reddick is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Public Administration at the University of Texas at San Antonio, USA. Dr. Reddick’s research and teaching interests is in e-government. Some of his publications can be found in Government Information Quarterly, Electronic Government, and the International Journal of Electronic Government Research. Dr. Reddick recently edited the book entitled Handbook of Research on Strategies for Local E-Government Adoption and Implementation: Comparative Studies.
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Editorial Advisory Board
  • Yu-Che Chen, Northern Illinois University, USA
  • Howard Frank, Florida International University, USA
  • Greta Nasi, Università Bocconi, Italy
  • Vicente Pina, University of Zaragoza, Spain
  • Genie Stowers, San Francisco State University, USA
  • Greg Streib, Georgia State University, USA
  • Lourdes Torres, University of Zaragoza, Spain