Includes 18 Titles

Globalization and Governance

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The information age has allowed for greater connectivity across nations, bringing together new ideas and opportunities for governance as well as creating strong political alliances internationally. This comprehensive book bundle includes 18 scholarly titles on diverse topics in public policy, e-government, public administration, digital democracy, and politics. It is a pertinent resource for researchers, government officials, policy makers, technology practitioners, and students interested in the latest research on the impact of globalization and information technology on governance.
Release date: January 1, 2014
ISBN13: 9781466650770|EISBN13: 9781466650763

Description

The era of globalization has presented new opportunities for improved governance domestically and internationally, including new insights into international political alliances and practices.

The Globalization and Governance collection includes research, best practices, and cases on new services, technologies, and methodologies surrounding public policy and administration, e-government, digital democracy, international collaboration, and politics. These titles reflect IGI Global's dedication to presenting the most up-to-date research on topics relating to international governance tools, platforms, and practices.

Topics Covered

  • E-government
  • Global Society
  • Political science
  • Public Policy
  • Social Science

Books Included in this Collection

Globalization and Governance in the International Political Economy
Ümit Hacioğlu (Beykent University, Turkey), Hasan Dinçer (Beykent University, Turkey). © 2014. 435 pages.
Whether post-modern or pre-industrial, the economic development of societies around the world is often influenced by the whims of a capricious international political environment. Globalization and Governance in the International Political Economy investigates the impact of diverse cultures on the...
IT in the Public Sphere: Applications in Administration, Government, Politics, and Planning
Zaigham Mahmood (University of Derby, UK & North West University, South Africa). © 2014. 359 pages.
To be successful in the 21st century, governments must make use of digital and communication technologies in order to coordinate resources and collaborate with their citizens. IT in the Public Sphere: Applications in Administration, Government, Politics, and Planning evaluates current research and best...
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), Robert D. Tennyson (University of Minnesota, USA). © 2013. 325 pages.
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...
Public Information Management and E-Government: Policy and Issues
Mary Maureen Brown (University of North Carolina Charlotte, USA), G. David Garson (North Carolina State University, USA). © 2013. 229 pages.
Recently, the public sector has given an increasing amount of national and international attention to electronic government systems. Therefore, it is inevitable that the theoretical implications and intersections between information technology and governmental matters are more widely discussed. Public...
Digital Democracy and the Impact of Technology on Governance and Politics: New Globalized Practices
Christina M. Akrivopoulou (Democritus University of Thrace, Greece), Nicolaos Garipidis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece). © 2013. 389 pages.
The evolution of modern technology has allowed digital democracy and e-governance to transform traditional ideas on political dialogue and accountability. Digital Democracy and the Impact of Technology on Governance and Politics: New Globalized Practices brings together a detailed examination of the...
Human-Centered System Design for Electronic Governance
Saqib Saeed (Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia), Christopher G. Reddick (University of Texas at San Antonio, USA ). © 2013. 404 pages.
As e-government policies and procedures become widely practiced and implemented, it is apparent that the success of technology in e-government hangs on its consistentency with human practices. Human-Centered System Design for Electronic Governance provides special attention to the most successful...
E-Government Success Factors and Measures: Theories, Concepts, and Methodologies
J. Ramon Gil-Garcia (Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE), Mexico). © 2013. 424 pages.
As governments around the world seek new and more effective methods of organizing their administrations, electronic government plays an increasingly more important role in governmental success. However, due to hindrances in financial and communication resources, these advantages are often overlooked....
Developing E-Government Projects: Frameworks and Methodologies
Zaigham Mahmood (University of Derby, UK & North West University, South Africa). © 2013. 460 pages.
The emergence of e-government allows for effective governance, increased transparency, better management, and efficient services through the use of the internet and information and communication technologies. Therefore, world governments are mobilizing large amounts of resources in order to implement...
E-Government Success around the World: Cases, Empirical Studies, and Practical Recommendations
J. Ramon Gil-Garcia (Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE), Mexico). © 2013. 467 pages.
While some e-government projects fail to deliver the expected benefits due to numerous technical, organizational, institutional, and contextual factors, information technology continues to be utilized by international governments to achieve countless benefits. E-Government Success around the World...
Electronic Governance and Cross-Boundary Collaboration: Innovations and Advancing Tools
Yu-Che Chen (Northern Illinois University, USA), Pin-Yu Chu (National Chengchi University, Taiwan). © 2012. 422 pages.
Although fast growth and innovation characterize electronic governance in the Asia-Pacific region, existing research on e-governance has barely addressed the opportunities and challenges presented by emerging practices in this region. Electronic Governance and Cross-Boundary Collaboration: Innovations...
E-Parliament and ICT-Based Legislation: Concept, Experiences and Lessons
Mehmet Zahid Sobaci (University of Uludag, Turkey). © 2012. 371 pages.
Concepts such as e-voting, e-democracy, e-participation, online campaigning, and e-parliament are the most powerful proof of the use of ICTs in political activities, processes, and institutions. E-Parliament and ICT-Based Legislation: Concept, Experiences and Lessons presents a conceptual framework...
Managing E-Government Projects: Concepts, Issues, and Best Practices
Stephen Kwamena Aikins (University of South Florida, USA). © 2012. 400 pages.
E-government promises efficient communication, streamlined operations, citizen involvement, improved services, and increased transparency. However, despite huge investments in e-government, evidence suggests numerous e-government projects are late, over budget, and inadequate. Managing E-Government...
Cases on Adoption, Diffusion and Evaluation of Global E-Governance Systems: Impact at the Grass Roots
Hakikur Rahman (Institute of Computer Management & Science, Bangladesh). © 2011. 362 pages.
Many of today’s e-government systems are designed to replicate conventional systems. Electronic solutions are implemented in government offices without investigating transformational aspects and, as a result, these systems are unable to provide long-term sustainability. Cases on Adoption, Diffusion and...
Global Strategy and Practice of E-Governance: Examples from Around the World
Danilo Piaggesi (Fondazione Rosselli Americas (FRA) & International Knowledge Economy Program (IKEP), USA), Kristian Sund (Middlesex University, UK), Walter Castelnovo (University of Insubria, Italy). © 2011. 564 pages.
Over the past decade, there has been continual development and renewal of strategies and practices surrounding e-governance. Governments around the world have embraced new information and communication technologies to increase the efficiency of internal processes, deliver better and more integrated...
E-Government Development and Diffusion: Inhibitors and Facilitators of Digital Democracy
Ganesh P. Sahu (Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, India), Yogesh K. Dwivedi (Swansea University, UK), Vishanth Weerakkody (Brunel University, UK). © 2009. 358 pages.
E-government has become a global phenomenon through its use of Internet technologies as a platform for exchanging information, providing services, and transacting with citizens, businesses, and other arms of government. E-Government Development and Diffusion: Inhibitors and Facilitators of Digital...
E-Government Interoperability and Information Resource Integration: Frameworks for Aligned Development
Petter Gottschalk (Norwegian School of Management, Norway), Hans Solli-Sæther (Norwegian School of Management, Norway). © 2009. 298 pages.
Improved interoperability between public organizations as well as between public and private organizations is of critical importance to make electronic government more successful. E-Government Interoperability and Information Resource Integration: Frameworks for Aligned Development focuses on the...
E-Government Research: Policy and Management
Donald Norris (University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA). © 2008. 376 pages.
Virtual technology is increasingly prevalent in all spheres of daily life, including infiltration into governmental policies, processes, infrastructures, and frameworks. E-Government Research: Policy and Management provides scholars and practitioners with a critical mass of research on the integration...
Mobile Government: An Emerging Direction in e-Government
Ibrahim Kushchu (Mobile Government Consortium International, UK). © 2007. 429 pages.
Mobility is no longer a technological revolution. It is more about how businesses and governments can provide a better social infrastructure through mobile applications and services. While e-government was an important step taken by many governments, provision of services through mobile technologies is...