Preface to [Global e-government: theory, applications and benchmarking]

Al-Hakim, Latif (2007) Preface to [Global e-government: theory, applications and benchmarking]. In: Global e-government: theory, applications and benchmarking. Information Quality Management. IGI Publishing (IGI Global), Hershey, PA, United States, x-xix. ISBN 1-59904-027-1


This preface addresses the book Global E-Government: Theory, Applications and Benchmarking. It points to four major interrelated trends in global markets over the last
decade, which have brought the concept of e-government to the forefront of politics and top government officials. These trends are innovation, information society, globalisation, and democracy. The preface discusses the advantages and barriers of implementing e-government
programs. The book covers various theoretical and applications aspects of e-government. It comprises 19 chapters organised into three sections: e-government theory and state-of-art, e-government applications, and benchmarking. The book provides insights and support for academic professionals as well as for practitioners concerned with the management of e-government programs.

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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
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Additional Information: Preface. Permanent restricted access to paper due to publisher copyright restrictions.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Management and Marketing
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2011 03:52
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2016 01:32
Uncontrolled Keywords: processes; boundaries; cyberspace; information sharing
Fields of Research : 15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150301 Business Information Management (incl. Records, Knowledge and Information Management, and Intelligence)
16 Studies in Human Society > 1606 Political Science > 160607 International Relations
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080606 Global Information Systems

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