Local Electronic Government: A Comparative Study (Routledge by Helmut Druke

By Helmut Druke

Advances in details and verbal exchange applied sciences have made an important contribution to the modernisation of public management. This publication investigates how the web is getting used as a device for comprehensively modernizing neighborhood executive. neighborhood digital govt is one of 2 volumes offering a comparative research of the implementation of digital executive. this actual quantity compares and assesses makes an attempt to create effective and uncomplicated digital govt at an area, municipal point, analysing the suggestions and applied sciences utilized, and the purposes discovered so one can achieve this. It investigates either how you can enforce sucessful e-government inside of and one of the a number of administrative degrees and the potentials and boundaries of moving top perform to under-performing towns. This e-book comprises new empirical examine on e-government in the united states, the united kingdom, Finland, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Japan. it is going to attract scholars and researchers of digital executive and public management typically. Readers of this publication can also be attracted to its significant other quantity, nationwide digital executive .

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For instance, only 3 per cent of municipalities provided services with electronic signature and/or digital certificate in early 2002. In 2001 a qualitative evaluation of municipalities’ websites was carried out in the JUNA Project. The results were published in the report Does the Web Serve the Citizen? (Ruusula 2001). The evaluation showed that the ‘service quality’ of municipal websites was only fair. The best cases were large and medium-sized cities, but there were also some smaller municipalities such as Kiuruvesi or Halikko, both with about 10,000 inhabitants, that were among the best websites.

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Rather, in Pori, e-government is developed in a practical way and on the basis of real needs taking at the same time both resources and efficiency into account. Profiles of the local e-government projects Visions and strategies Visions and strategies on urban e-government are rather recent phenomena and they operate at a rather general level. Thus, their actual usability in guiding concrete actions remains to be seen. Yet, in many cases, strategy processes have been good learning processes and they have also helped to integrate e-government activities into broader urban development policies, as has been the case in Oulu.

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