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Constructing electronic government: the case of the UK inland revenue

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Constructing electronic government: the case of the UK inland revenue
The term electronic government (e-Government) generally refers to the use of information and communications technology (ICT) to change the structures and processes of government organisations. Many governments world-wide have invested heavily in this agenda but there is a lack of clear case material which describes the potentialities and pitfalls experienced by organisations at the forefront of this change. The department of the Inland Revenue has been at the forefront of this electronic government eGovernment vision in the UK. The department has undertaken major attempts to re-engineer its interface with the UK citizen and other stakeholders. It has also suffered a number of highly publicised failures in delivering its services electronically. This paper presents a case study of the process of `constructing' e-Government experienced by this organisation. We place this organisation's attempts at ICT innovation within the context for eGovernment within the UK. We also use a m...
Paul Beynon-Davies
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Type Conference
Year 2004
Where ECIS
Authors Paul Beynon-Davies
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