Int. J. of Electronic Business   »   2011 Vol.9, No.3



Title: E-government principles: implementation, advantages and challenges


Authors: Mohammed Alshehri; Steve J. Drew


School of Information and Communication Technology, Nathan Campus, Griffith University, 170 Kessels Road, Nathan, 4111, Queensland, Australia.
Griffith Institute for Higher Education, Gold Coast Campus, Griffith University, 4222, Queensland, Australia


Abstract: The objective of this paper is to review the available literature about e-government implementation stages, its challenges and benefits. It gathers and consolidates several relevant issues regarding e-government such as the definitions of e-government, implementation stages, advantages and particularly focuses on the challenges of e-government. Analysing a brief study of Saudi Arabia's developing e-government program indicates that most of the issues raised in the literature are relevant. It is expected that this review will form a conceptual basis for a new wave of research into effective e-government acceptance and adoption.


Keywords: e-government advantages; e-readiness; e-government challenges; e-government implementation; electronic government; Saudi Arabia.


DOI: 10.1504/IJEB.2011.042545


Int. J. of Electronic Business, 2011 Vol.9, No.3, pp.255 - 270


Available online: 16 Sep 2011



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