E Government For Public Managers

Author: Robert A. Cropf
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442261927
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This handy guide and supplemental text examines trends in information and communication technology (ICT) that impact the operations of federal, state, and local government. It seeks to improve service delivery, human resource administration, political participation, and citizen input, also recognizing ICT’s role in the erosion of personal privacy.

E Participation In Smart Cities Technologies And Models Of Governance For Citizen Engagement

Author: Manuel Pedro Rodríguez Bolívar
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 3319894749
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This book analyzes e-participation in smart cities. In recent decades, information and communication technologies (ICT) have played a key role in the democratic political and governance process by allowing easier interaction between governments and citizens, and the increased ability of citizens to participate in the production chain of public services. E-participation plays and important role in the development of smart cities and smart communities , but it has not yet been extensively studied. This book fills that gap by combining empirical and theoretical research to analyze actual practices of citizen involvement in smart cities and build a solid framework for successful e-participation in smart cities. The book is divided into three parts. Part I discusses smart technologies and their role in improving e-participation in smart cities. Part II deals with models of e-participation in smart cities and the organization issues affecting the implementation of e-participation; these chapters analyze the efficiency of governance models in relation to the establishment of smart cities. Part III proposes incentives to motivate increased participation by governments and cititzenry within the smart cities context. Written by an international panel of experts and practitioners, this book will be a convenient source of information on e-participation in smart cities and will be valuable to academics, researchers, policy-makers, public managers, citizens, international organizations and anyone who has a stake in enhancing citizen engagement in smart cities.

It In The Public Sphere Applications In Administration Government Politics And Planning

Author: Mahmood, Zaigham
Editor: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466647205
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"This book evaluates current research and best practices in the adoption of e-government technologies in developed and developing countries, enabling governments to keep in constant communication with citizens, constituents, corporations, and other stakeholders in modern societies"--

Handbook Of Research On Strategies For Local E Government Adoption And Implementation Comparative Studies

Author: Reddick, Christopher G.
Editor: IGI Global
ISBN: 1605662836
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"This book provides examinations of the adoption and impact of e-government"--Provided by publisher.

Digital Governance

Author: Michael E. Milakovich
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1136718974
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The application of digital information and communication technologies (ICTs) to reform governmental structures, politics, and public administration is widely and perhaps naively viewed as the twenty-first century "savior," the enlightened way to reinvigorate democracy and improve the quality of citizen services. In this timely and thorough analysis, Michael Milakovich examines the assumptions underlying the ‘e-government revolution’ in light of the financial exigencies facing many commercial enterprises, governments and other organizations. Computer-driven information and communications technologies are impacting all aspects of public sector service delivery worldwide and many governments are moving away from an agency-centric toward a more citizen-centric approach to offering online services. This book explores the transition from electronic government (e-gov) to digital or d-governance, emphasizing the importance of citizen participation and information technology to accomplish the change. The chapters concentrate on strategies for public administration organizational transformation and their implications for improved and measurable government performance. Digital self-governance is a broader umbrella-term referring to the networked extension of ICT relationships to include faster access to the web, mobile service delivery, networking, teleconferencing and use of multi-channel information technologies to accomplish higher-level two-way transactions. The shift from bureaucracy-centered to customer-centric service orientation is viewed as a means to restore public trust and improve service quality: Digital governance is the next step for governments at all levels to reduce costs, meet citizen expectations, and achieve economic recovery goals.

More Than Mayor Or Manager

Author: James H. Svara
Editor: Georgetown University Press
ISBN: 1589016203
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Different forms of city government are in widespread use across the United States. The two most common structures are the mayor-council form and the council-manager form. In many large U.S. cities, there have been passionate movements to change the structure of city governments and equally intense efforts to defend an existing structure. Charter change (or preservation) is supported to solve problems such as legislative gridlock, corruption, weak executive leadership, short-range policies, or ineffective delivery of services. Some of these cities changed their form of government through referendum while other cities chose to retain the form in use. More than Mayor or Manager offers in-depth case studies of fourteen large U.S. cities that have considered changing their form of government over the past two decades: St. Petersburg, Florida; Spokane, Washington; Hartford, Connecticut; Richmond, Virginia; San Diego, California; Oakland, California; Kansas City, Missouri; Grand Rapids, Michigan; Dallas, Texas; Cincinnati, Ohio; El Paso, Texas; Topeka, Kansas; St. Louis, Missouri; and Portland, Oregon. The case studies shed light on what these constitutional contests teach us about different forms of government—the causes that support movements for change, what the advocates of change promised, what is at stake for the nature of elected and professional leadership and the relationship between leaders, and why some referendums succeeded while others failed. This insightful volume will be of special interest to leaders and interest groups currently considering or facing efforts to change the form of government as well as scholars in the field of urban studies.

E Government 2003

Author: Mark A. Abramson
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742527973
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2014 New Mexico Labor Law Posters: OSHA & Federal Posters In Print - Multiple LanguagesTo receive a complete set of printable 2014 New Mexico Labor Law Posters: OSHA & Federal Posters on CD, send $59.98 ($49.99 plus $9.99 S & H) to turnaroundmedia212@gmail.com at PayPal.com. Please include name, address, email and phone number. Allow 7 - 10 days for your CD to arrive.Also Available:To receive a complete set of printable 2014 Federal Labor Law Posters on CD, send $59.98 ($49.99 plus $9.99 S & H) to turnaroundmedia212@gmail.com at PayPal.com. Please include name, address, email and phone number. Allow 7 - 10 days for your CD to arrive.Contact us at turnaroundmedia212@gmail.com for other States on CD.

Management And Participation In The Public Sphere

Author: Merviö, Mika Markus
Editor: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466685549
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Public policy has a dynamic effect on multiple facets of modern society. Methods for managing and engaging the public sphere continue to change conceptually across the globe, impacting the ways that governments and citizens interact both within and across borders. Management and Participation in the Public Sphere is a definitive reference source for the latest scholarly research on the interplay of public affairs and the domestic realm, providing innovative methods on managing public policy across various nations, cultures, and governments. Featuring expansive coverage on a multitude of relevant topics in civic involvement, information technology, and modes of government, this publication is a pivotal reference source for researchers, students, and professionals seeking current developments in novel approaches to public policy studies. This publication features timely, research-based chapters on the critical issues of public policy including, but not limited to, archival paradigms, Internet censorship, media control, civic engagement, virtual public spaces, online activism, higher education, and public-private partnerships.

Active Citizen Participation In E Government A Global Perspective

Author: Manoharan, Aroon
Editor: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466601175
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"This book focuses on the issues and challenges involving adoption and implementation of online civic engagement initiatives globally and will serve as a valuable guide to governments in their efforts to enable active citizen participation"--Provided by publisher.

E Governance And Civic Engagement Factors And Determinants Of E Democracy

Author: Manoharan, Aroon
Editor: IGI Global
ISBN: 161350084X
Size: 16,54 MB
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"Thia book examines how e-government facilitates online public reporting, two-way communication and debate, online citizen participation in decision-making, and citizen satisfaction with e-governance"--Provided by publisher.