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International Journal of Electronic Governance


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International Journal of Electronic Governance (6 papers in press)


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  • Citizens' perceptions on benefits of e-governance services   Order a copy of this article
    by Kriti Priya Gupta , Swati Singh, Preeti Bhaskar 
    Abstract: The paper presents a framework for categorizing the benefits of e-governance in Indian context, wherein four dimensions of benefits are proposed i.e., Economic Benefits, Quality of Service (QoS) benefits, Quality of Governance (QoG) benefits and Personal Development. To test the proposed framework, the study has selected e-governance services offered by New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC). Primary data has been collected from 515 users of NDMC
    Keywords: E- governance; Information and Communication Technology; Economic Benefits; Quality of Service (QoS); Quality of Governance (QoG); India; New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC).
    DOI: 10.1504/IJEG.2017.10006252
  • Mobile communication and political participation: Unraveling the effects of mobile phones on political expression and offline participation among young people   Order a copy of this article
    by Hua Pang 
    Abstract: In recent years, mobile devices have dramatically transformed the landscape of political communication by expanding individuals
    Keywords: mobile devices; social networking sites; political communication; political expression; offline political participation; young people; China.
    DOI: 10.1504/IJEG.2018.10006255
    by Daniel Gberevbie 
    Abstract: This paper examined electronic governance platform
    Keywords: electronic governance platform; non-inclusion; policy formulation; policy implementation; Nigeria.
    DOI: 10.1504/IJEG.2018.10007075
  • The dynamics of E-government enactment in a developing country public sector organization: Evidence from Ghana   Order a copy of this article
    by Justice Nyigmah Bawole 
    Abstract: The demand for accountability, transparency and efficient service delivery by citizens in many countries is pushing many governments to adopt e-government initiatives in achieving timely and efficient information dissemination. However, research shows that many public organizations in developing countries have been slow in responding to these developments. This study investigated how organizational level factors shape e-government implementation in public organizations in a developing country. The qualitative research approach was employed for this study. Key informants were purposively selected and one-on-one in depth interviews were used to collect data. The study identified inadequate financial resources and human resource, leadership support, low ICT literacy as well as inadequate ICT equipment and low internet connectivity to be the factors militating against the effective implementation of the CBT programme at the DVLA. The study concludes that e-government has the potential to enhance the delivery of services in public organizations if the challenges are addressed.
    Keywords: e-government; implementation; Ghana; developing country; public organization; Computer-based technology.
    DOI: 10.1504/IJEG.2018.10007076
  • Digital Democracy and Public Administration Reform in Indonesia   Order a copy of this article
    by Bevaola Kusumasari 
    Abstract: Studies on digital democracy and public administration have mainly focused on the importance of top management support for technology adoption and sustainability of e-government. Little research considers how digital democracy practices and their relations with public administration reform particularly in Asia Pacific and middle-income country. Thus, this research investigates the variety and stages of digital democracy practices and how government bodies implement practices of digital democracy in relation to public administration reform in Indonesia. This study applied qualitative methods and procedures including document analysis, fieldwork, and interview. This research found that digital democracy in the research areas have been applied in governance and public services sectors. The results provided support that the innovation supporting digital democracy practices improves political information retrieval and exchange between governments, public administrations, representatives, community organizations and individual citizens. These practices have led to significant achievement in relation to public administration reforms by building a new culture in digital innovation.
    Keywords: Digital Democracy; Public Administration Reforms; Innovations; electronic governance.
    DOI: 10.1504/IJEG.2018.10007077
  • Sharing within a city in crisis: Two ICTs-supported P2P economic networks in Thessaloniki, Northern Greece   Order a copy of this article
    by Penny Travlou 
    Abstract: The paper focuses on two emerging networks of sharing economy in Greece
    Keywords: P2P urbanism; Sharing Economy; ICTs; Commons; collaborative platform; local resilience.
    DOI: 10.1504/IJEG.2018.10009145