Open Government: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (4 Volumes)
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Open Government: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (4 Volumes)

Release Date: September, 2019|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 2581
ISBN13: 9781522598602|ISBN10: 152259860X|EISBN13: 9781522598619|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-9860-2


Open government initiatives have become a defining goal for public administrators around the world. As technology and social media tools become more integrated into society, they provide important frameworks for online government and community collaboration. However, progress is still necessary to create a method of evaluation for online governing systems for effective political management worldwide.

Open Government: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is a vital reference source that explores the use of open government initiatives and systems in the executive, legislative, and judiciary sectors. It also examines the use of technology in creating a more affordable, participatory, and transparent public-sector management models for greater citizen and community involvement in public affairs. Highlighting a range of topics such as data transparency, collaborative governance, and bureaucratic secrecy, this multi-volume book is ideally designed for government officials, leaders, practitioners, policymakers, researchers, and academicians seeking current research on open government initiatives.

Topics Covered

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

  • Bureaucratic Secrecy
  • Citizen Participation
  • Civic Responsibility
  • Collaborative Governance
  • Data Transparency
  • Open Data Policy
  • Open Justice
  • Open Standards and Formats
  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is a research-based professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations. IRMA's primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information resources as key enterprise assets among IRM/IT professionals. IRMA brings together researchers, practitioners, academicians, and policy makers in information technology management from over 50 countries.