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Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurial Development and Innovation Within Smart Cities
The use of ICT tools and the Internet to involve citizens in policy and public decision-making or in the co-production of services.
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Smart City Governance: From E-Government to Smart Governance
Maria do Rosário Matos Bernardo (Universidade Aberta, Portugal & CAPP-ISCSP Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-1978-2.ch014
Smart governance is one of the characteristics of smart cities, having its roots in e-government, in the principles of good governance, and in the assumptions of citizens' participation and involvement in public decision-making. This chapter aims to answer the question: “What smart governance practices are being implemented in smart cities” through an extensive literature review in the areas of e-government, good governance, smart cities and smart governance, and content analysis of the websites of seven smart cities: Amsterdam, Barcelona, Copenhagen, Lisbon, Manchester, Singapore, and Stockholm. The objective was to identify the presence of factors related with e-participation; e-services; and public administration functioning on the cities' websites. The chapter ends with directions for future research and the conclusion that all the smart cities analyzed presented some factors related with smart governance, but with different levels of development and application.
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Citizens' Engagement Using Communication Technologies
Use of ICTs to increase the input of citizens in government decision making.
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