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Title: E-Government implementation challenges in small countries: The project manager's perspective
Authors: Glyptis, Loukas 
Christofi, Michael 
Vrontis, Demetris 
Giudice, Manlio Del 
Dimitriou, Salomi 
Michael, Panayiota 
Major Field of Science: Social Sciences
Field Category: Economics and Business
Keywords: Critical success factors;E-government;E-projects;Knowledge management;Project management
Issue Date: 1-Mar-2020
Source: Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 2020, vol. 152
Volume: 152
Journal: Technological Forecasting and Social Change 
Abstract: E-Government is a global trend with far-reaching benefits if implemented in the optimal way. All nations, irrespective of whether they are considered developed or developing economies, invest in the development of strategies furthering their e-government agenda. While e-government has attracted extensive interest for over a decade, leading to a maturing field, small European Union (EU) members have some particularities that must be taken into account. This research focuses on the critical success factors of e-government adoption, using the Republic of Cyprus as a case study. These findings show that the financial position of a nation and its e-readiness level, as well as the infrastructure facilities and technological innovations for effective knowledge management and communication, political and legal frameworks, are key factors that influence the level of e-government adoption. Furthermore, organizational and institutional aspects, as well as the socio-cultural characteristics, should not be underestimated, as these factors are crucial barriers to e-government adoption. Finally, the specific country's environmental cognition and consciousness is found to be more influential in this case than what literature on other cases suggest.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.14279/30025
ISSN: 00401625
DOI: 10.1016/j.techfore.2019.119880
Rights: © Elsevier In
Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International
Type: Article
Affiliation : University of Central Lancashire (Cyprus) 
University of Nicosia 
Link Campus University 
Paris Business School 
National Research University Higher School of Economics 
Accountant at the Treasury of the Republic of Cyprus 
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