Modern Public Information Technology Systems: Issues and Challenges, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599040530
  • ISBN-13: 9781599040530
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 407 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released September 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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The nature of governance is rapidly changing, due to new technologies which expand public sector capabilities. This book examines the most important dimensions of managing IT in the public sector and explores the impact of IT on governmental accountability and distribution of power, the implications of privatization as an IT business model, and the global governance of IT.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Modern Public Information Technology Systems: Issues and Challenges Table of Contents.
1: Managing Information Technology in the Public Sector.
2: Lip Service? How PA Journals and Textbooks View Information Technology.
3: The Evolution of Federal Information Technology Management Literature: Does IT Finally Matter?.
4: Politics, Accountability, and Information Management.
5: Reconciling Information Privacy and Information Access in a Globalized Technology Society.
6: Privacy-Sensitive Tracking of Behavior with Public Information Systems: Moving Beyond Names in a Globalizing Mass Society.
7: E-Government: An Overview.
8: E-Participation Models.
9: E-Government and Creating a Citizen-Centric Government: A Study of Federal Government CIOs.
10: The Federal Docket Management System and the Prospect for Digital Democracy in U.S. Rulemaking.
11: Computer Applications in Public Administration.
12: IT Innovation in Local Government: Theory, Issues, and Strategies.
13: Information Technology as a Facilitator of Results-Based Management.
14: Managing IT Employee Retention: Challenges for State Governments.
15: Computer Tools for Public-Sector Management.
16: Computers and Social Survey Research for Public Administration.
17: Geographic Information System Applications in the Public Sector.
18: You Have Mail, but Who Is Reading It? Issues of E-Mail in the Public Workplace.
19: World Wide Web Site Design and Use in U.S. Local Government Public Management.
20: An Information Technology Research Agenda for Public Administration.
About the Authors.