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Journal Issue
Volume 6 Issue 1 / May 2008  pp1‑64

Editor: Frank Bannister

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Customer Orientation in e‑Government Project Management: a Case Study  pp1‑10

Mohammed Arif

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Public Administration Presence on the Web: a Cultural Explanation  pp11‑22

Fatma Bouaziz

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Abstract

UN reports (2002‑2005) reveal several differences in worldwide adoption of e‑Government by public administration (PA). This research conducts an analysis of the impact of the national culture on e‑ Government adoption by PA to attempt to explain these differences. The impact of culture, as defined by Hofstede, is tested at the level of Web Measure Index and at the different stages of e‑Government evolution. The regression analysis and Pearson's coefficients show the importance of Individualism and Uncertainty Avoidance. Power Distance has lower impact on e‑Government adoption. The level of education attainment moderates these relationships. 

 

Keywords: e-Government, stages of e-Government evolution, Web Measure Index, national culture

 

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Critical Factors in an Electronic Democracy: a Study of Municipal Managers  pp23‑30

Tony Carrizales

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Attaining Social Value from Electronic Government  pp31‑42

Michael Grimsley, Anthony Meehan

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Process Modelling towards e‑Government — Visualisation and Semantic Modelling of Legal Regulations as Executable Process Sets  pp43‑54

Sebastian Olbrich, Carlo Simon

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Understanding Citizen's Continuance Intention to Use e‑Government Website: a Composite View of Technology Acceptance Model and Computer Self‑Efficacy  pp55‑64

Sivaporn Wangpipatwong, Wichian Chutimaskul, Borworn Papasratorn

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