E-Procurement Management for Successful Electronic Government Systems
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E-Procurement Management for Successful Electronic Government Systems

Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos (Universidad de Oviedo, Spain), Juan Manuel Cueva Lovelle (University of Oviedo, Spain), José Emilio Labra Gayo (Universidad de Oviedo, Spain) and Robert D. Tennyson (University of Minnesota, USA)
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Release Date: September, 2012|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 325
ISBN13: 9781466621190|ISBN10: 1466621192|EISBN13: 9781466621206|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2119-0


As governments search for the best ways to restyle their services, the E-Government field continues to attract interest from public administrators, politicians, academics, and citizens. As a result, new topics such as e-procurement have become core factors in public sector development by providing way to better serve citizens and businesses in our digital economy.

E-Procurement Management for Successful Electronic Government Systems enhances the understanding and collaboration in e-government and the role of information technologies in supporting the development of improved services for citizens. By analyzing recent developments in theory and practices as well as providing fresh ideas and research, this reference source aims to bridge the gap between academia, industry, and government.

Topics Covered

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

  • Architecture for Facilitating Strategies and Technologies
  • Benchmarking and Assessment of e-Government Projects
  • Blogs and Wikis and E-Government
  • Case Studies and Best Practices
  • Citizen-Centric E-Government
  • Cloud Computing
  • Collaborative E-Procurement
  • Cyberterrorism
  • Delivery Channels for E-Government
  • Public Sector E-Procurement
  • Semantic Web Services
  • Service Sector E-Procurement
  • Service-Oriented Architectures

Reviews and Testimonials

Some from law and public administration, but most from computers and electronics, contributors explore the possibilities and requirements for governments to buy products and services online. The topics include electronic government systems for electronic procurement procedures in the European Union, business-to-business electronic reverse auctions, preliminary evidence from Malaysia on electronic tax filing, implementing authentication in an electronic procurement system, and a complex adaptive system-thinking approach to government electronic procurements in a cloud computing environment.

– Book News Inc. Portland, OR

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos is a professor in the Department of Business Administration and Accountability in the Faculty of Economics at The University of Oviedo (Spain). Her teaching and research interests focus on the areas of strategic management, knowledge management, intellectual capital, and China. She serves as an Associate Editor for the Behaviour and Information Technology journal. Additionally, she is Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital (IJLIC) and the International Journal of Strategic Change Management (IJSCM). She is also Editor-in-Chief of IGI Global’s International Journal of Asian Business and Information Management (IJABIM), as well as editor for a number of IGI Global book publications and full book series.
Juan Manuel Cueva Lovelle is a Mining Engineer from Oviedo Mining Engineers Technical School in 1983 (Oviedo University, Spain). Ph. D. from Madrid Polytechnic University, Spain (1990). From 1985 he is a Professor at the Languages and Computers Systems Area in Oviedo University (Spain). ACM and IEEE voting member. His research interests include Object-Oriented technology, Language Processors, Human-Computer Interface, Web Engineering, Modeling Software with BPM, DSL and MDA.
Jose Emilio Labra Gayo obtained his PhD. in Computer Science Engineering in 2001 at the University of Oviedo with distinction. Since 2004, he is the Dean of the School of Computer Science Engineering at the University of Oviedo and he is also the main researcher of the Semantic Web research group WESO. The group collaborates is focused on practical applications of semantic web and linked open data and has been involved in several projects with industrial partners and public administrations. Apart of teaching in the University of Oviedo, He has been regularly invited to teach in several doctorate or postgraduate courses in the Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, in Chile, or the Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca, in Madrid, Spain. His research interests are Semantic Web technologies, Programming Languages and Web Engineering, where he has published a number of papers in selected conferences and journals. He participates in several committees like the European Semantic Web Conference, the International Conference on Web Engineering or the International Workshop on Social Data on the Web.
Robert D. Tennyson is currently a Professor of Educational Psychology and Technology in the Learning and Cognition, at the University of Minnesota. In addition to his faculty position, he is also the Program Coordinator for Psychological Foundations of Education. His published works range from basic theoretical articles on human learning, to applied books on instructional design and technology. He is editor of the scientific journal, Computers in Human Behavior, published by Elsevier Science which is now in its 17th year, as well as serving on several editorial boards for professional journals.

His research and publications include topics such as cognitive learning and complex cognitive processes, intelligent systems, complex-dynamic simulations, testing and measurement, instructional design, and advanced learning technologies. At the present time, he is working with a German colleague on basic research in learning complex-advanced knowledge.

His international activities include directing a NATO-sponsored Advanced Research workshop (Barcelona) and a NATO Advanced Study Institute (Grimstad, Norway)—both on the topic of Automated Instructional Design and Delivery. He has recently directed an institute on technology in Athens and Kuala Lumpur. His other international activities include twice receiving a Fulbright Research Award to Germany and once to Russia. His teaching interests include psychology of learning, technology-based systems design, evaluation, and management systems.