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E-Government: Information, Technology, and Transformation

Information, Technology, and Transformation, 1st Edition

By Hans J Schnoll


343 pages

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This book presents a citizen-centric perspective of the dual components of e-government and e-governance. E-government> refers to the practice of online public reporting by government to citizens, and to service delivery via the Internet. E-governance represents the initiatives for citizens to participate and provide their opinion on government websites.

This volume in the Public Solutions Handbook Series focuses on various e-government initiatives from the United States and abroad, and will help guide public service practitioners in their transformation to e-government. The book provides important recommendations and suggestions oriented towards practitioners, and makes a significant contribution to e-government by showcasing successful models and highlighting the lessons learned in the implementation processes.

Chapter coverage includes:

  • Online fiscal transparency
  • Performance reporting
  • Improving citizen participation
  • Privacy issues in e-governance
  • Internet voting
  • E-government at the local level

Table of Contents

Readable and practical, this workbook provides technical assistance and concrete advice for researching, writing, and teaching with cases. The exercises and worksheets encourage practicing skills and serve as a handy and affordable workshop alternative for both novice and experienced case writers. Nine stand-alone modules and 79 exercise worksheets guide case authors through the entire case writing process from research through publication. Special topics such as teaching students to write cases, learning how to review for others, and collaborative writing techniques are explained and will grab the readers attention. The book is written in a to-the-point, engaging manner and avoids academic jargon, acronyms, and inside terminology. It can be used as a stand-alone volume, or in concert with any other case writing manual.

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REFERENCE / Writing Skills