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Foundations of Digital Government

Leading and Managing in the Digital Era

Veit, Daniel, Huntgeburth, Jan

2014, XIII, 158 p. 42 illus.

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  • Covers all important aspects of digital government management 
  • Provides theories and frameworks from academic literature to understand digital government 
  • Integrates examples and cases from administrative practice

Digital government consists in the purposeful use of information and communication technologies (ICT), in particular the internet, to transform the relationship between government and society in a positive manner. This book focuses on the current status, prospects and foundations of digital government. Integrating examples and cases from administrative practice, it covers all important aspects of digital government management. Learning outcomes include

  • Understanding the implications of the internet for government and society
  • Gaining deeper insights into the concept and opportunities of digital democracy
  • Understanding the challenges of moving public services online

Content Level » Upper undergraduate

Keywords » Digital Divide - E-Government - E-Participation - E-Voting - Information Systems

Related subjects » Business Information Systems - General Issues - Political Science - Software Engineering

Table of contents 

Preface.- 1 Introduction to Digital Government.- 2 Impact of Digital Government.- 3 The Digital Divide.- 4 Legal Aspects of Digital Service Delivery.- 5 Online One-Stop Government.- 6 Open Government.- 7 E-Procurement.- 8 E-Voting.- 9 E-Participation.- 10 Lesson Learned and Outlook.

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