Comparative Information Management in Australia and Vietnam: The Case of Gov 2.0

  • Chinh NguyenEmail author
  • Helana Scheepers
  • Jason Sargent
  • Rosemary Stockdale
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Information is an important national resource which provides the public with knowledge of government, society, and the economy (McDermott 2010). Information Governance (IG) refers to establishing an environment and opportunities, rules, and decision-making rights for the valuation, creation, collection, analysis, distribution, storage, use, and control of information; it answers the question “what information do we need, how do we make use of it and who is responsible for it?” (Kooper et al. 2011, p. 196). On the other hand, Information Management (IM) concerns the control over how information is created, acquired, organized, stored, distributed, and used as a means of promoting efficient and effective information access, processing, and use by people and organizations (Lin 2011, p. 284).

This entry compares IG and IM between Australia and Vietnam through the reflection of a theoretical unified IGIM framework proposed by Nguyen et al. (2014) in government information...

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chinh Nguyen
    • 1
    Email author
  • Helana Scheepers
    • 2
  • Jason Sargent
    • 2
  • Rosemary Stockdale
    • 2
  1. 1.Science and Technology CenterState Records and Archives Department of VietnamHanoiVietnam
  2. 2.Swinburne Business SchoolSwinburne University of TechnologyMelbourneAustralia