Information systems in the public sector: the e-Government enactment framework

Cordella, Antonio and Iannacci, Federico (2010) Information systems in the public sector: the e-Government enactment framework. Journal of Strategic Information Systems, 19 (1). pp. 52-66. ISSN 0963-8687

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Abstract

Despite the burgeoning number of studies of public sector information systems, very few scholars have focussed on the relationship between e-Government policies and information systems choice and design. Drawing on Fountain's (2001) technology enactment framework, this paper endeavours to conduct an in-depth investigation of the intricacies characterising the choice and design of new technologies in the context of e-Government reforms. By claiming that technologies are carriers of e-Government reform aims, this study investigates the logics embedded in the design of new technology and extant political interests and values inscribed in e-Government policies. The e-Government enactment framework is proposed as a theoretical and analytical approach to understand and study the complexity of these relationships which shape e-Government policies. © 2010 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: e-Government enactment framework, Technology enactment framework, Public sector ICT, e-Government, Case study research
Schools and Departments: University of Sussex Business School > Management
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Date Deposited: 06 May 2022 13:48
Last Modified: 06 May 2022 14:00
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/105745

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