Learning from the Experience. Systemic Thinking for e-Government Development in Developing Countries: A Question Unsolved

  • Laura Alcaide Muñoz
  • Manuel Pedro Rodríguez Bolívar
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 275)


e-Government has become one of the most important issues on political agendas today, and is a concept which seems to be constantly developing. Most e-Government research has focused on developed countries, neglecting the area of emerging economies. Nonetheless, this analysis is of particular importance in developing countries because prior research has indicated that e-government constitutes a central element in the process of modernising public administrations. Therefore, the objective of this paper is to analyse past experiences in the implementation of e-government in developing countries to learn some lessons for improving this implementation in the future, which could help to achieve more transparent, participative and democratic societies.


E-government efficiency developing countries challenges innovation solutions future research 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Laura Alcaide Muñoz
    • 1
  • Manuel Pedro Rodríguez Bolívar
    • 1
  1. 1.University of GranadaGranadaSpain

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