E-Government and Changes in the Public Sector: the Case of Greece

Petrakaki, Dimitra (2008) E-Government and Changes in the Public Sector: the Case of Greece. In: Information Technology in the Service Economy: Challenges and Possibilities for the 21st Century IFIP 8.2. Working Conference, Boston.

Full text not available from this repository.

Abstract

During the past few decades, many governments around the globe have orchestrated e government projects in order to improve the way they operate and provide public services to citizens. Apart from the opportunities they open up, e-government projects bring about changes in the well-established practices of the public sector. This paper illustrates some of these changes by exploring a Greek e-government initiative. As the case illustrates, e-government requires an output orientation and business like behaviour from officials, enables constant electronic control, and leads to the standardization of officials knowledge. Drawing upon these changes, we propose a framework of the transformations that e-government brings about in the work roles, nature of work, forms of knowledge, modes of control, and source of accountability of officials.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Schools and Departments: School of Business, Management and Economics > Business and Management
Depositing User: Dimitra Petrakaki
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 20:52
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2013 14:26
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/28545
📧 Request an update