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Local E-Government Management: A Wider Window of E-Governance

Local E-Government Management: A Wider Window of E-Governance
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Author(s): Hakikur Rahman (Institute of Computer Management & Science, Bangladesh)
Copyright: 2010
Pages: 29
Source title: Handbook of Research on E-Government Readiness for Information and Service Exchange: Utilizing Progressive Information Communication Technologies
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Hakikur Rahman (University of Minho, Portugal)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-671-6.ch015


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Despite the popularity, potency and perfection of electronic government (e-Government), it is yet somehow remain in uncharted territory for many countries in terms of implementing e-governance at the local government level. However, technology possess the potential for improving the way government works, and utilizing the newly evolved technology many countries have been engaged themselves for improving the way their citizens work. Local and national governments are trying to realize this potential by finding ways to implement novel technology in spearheading its utilization to achieve the best services for their citizens. They include awareness raising, knowledge acquisition, social networking, and mobilization in planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating local e-government initiatives to draw inferences and recommendations learning from local e-government pioneers across the globe. This chapter has tried to draw a line of reference by put forwarding the importance of local e-government organizational structure, and their supremacies in terms of utilization of information and communication technology (ICT). Along this context, the chapter has attempted to synthesize a few prospective local e-government scenarios, focus on their adaptation of ICT, puts forward recommendations to improve local e-government for better utilization of information services.

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