Perceived benefits related to anti-corruption from e-tendering system in Nepal

Neupane, Arjun and Soar, Jeffrey and Vaidya, Kishor (2012) Perceived benefits related to anti-corruption from e-tendering system in Nepal. Asian Journal of Information Technology, 11 (1). pp. 22-29. ISSN 1682-3915

Abstract

Public e-Procurement can be used as a tool to minimize corruption in public procurement. The aim of this research is to determine the perceived anti-corruption benefits of public e-Tendering which can help to minimize the human interference in public contracts. Structured questionnaire was designed for collecting primary data and telephone interview was conducted with the representatives of different government departments and their suppliers in Nepal. The results show that e-Tendering System has potential for to provide more transparency and accountability, especially by reduces the chances of corruption in public contracts in particular about 90% respondents agreed that automation capabilities of e-Tendering significantly increase the transparency and accountability in public sectors.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: c. Medwell Journals, 2012. Permanent restrcited access to published version.
Depositing User: Professor Jeffrey Soar
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business and Law - School of Information Systems
Date Deposited: 12 Sep 2012 04:37
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 01:10
Uncontrolled Keywords: e-tendering system; perceived benefits; human interface; public sectors; Nepal
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2201 Applied Ethics > 220102 Business Ethics
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1501 Accounting, Auditing and Accountability > 150102 Auditing and Accountability
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080609 Information Systems Management
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): B Economic Development > 89 Information and Communication Services > 8903 Information Services > 890399 Information Services not elsewhere classified
Identification Number or DOI: doi: 10.3923/ajit.2012.22.29
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/21174

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