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Emerging Barriers in E-Government Implementation

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This study presents the outcomes of a qualitative case study of implementing e-government Information Systems within the national digital strategy in a governmental organisation, following action research. The results show that although e-government is a socio-technical process and has to accommodate the views of all stakeholders, this is questioned in practice. No matter if e-government needs to be a tool for decentralisation and democratisation, this scope may be rendered futile due to the fundamental role of the political support required to secure future funds for implementation. While focusing on the changes in business processes that have to be considered by governmental institutions to successfully implement e-government, the need for a holistic model, which can embrace the back- and front- office, and be linked to the real citizens’ needs, arises.

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  • e-government
  • public sector organisation
  • digital strategy

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Angelopoulos, S., Kitsios, F., Kofakis, P., Papadopoulos, T. (2010). Emerging Barriers in E-Government Implementation. In: Wimmer, M.A., Chappelet, JL., Janssen, M., Scholl, H.J. (eds) Electronic Government. EGOV 2010. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 6228. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-14799-9_19

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