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Designing Local e-Government: The Pillars of Organizational Structure

Patino Israel Galvan



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Emerald Publishing Limited
15 February 2019
Political structure & processes; Regional government; Organisational theory & behaviour; Impact of science & technology on society; Digital lifestyle
In the age of digitalization, even the way we govern is adapting. Recently, with the successful implementation of e-governments, the way our systems are organized has changed. Here, Israel Patino Galvan suggests a specialized design structure as an alternative to the new, digital governments that are becoming increasingly more common. Through a thorough exploration of the history of these structures, and through field research in Mexico, serious deficiencies have been identified in the ways in which these e-governments have been implemented. Instead, Galvan offers a tri-phase solution to designing local governments, placing the direction and division of Information Technologies at the core to support the modernization and optimization process.

For researchers and practitioners in public administration, information technologies, or information systems, this is a vital text providing a detailed case study as support for a new organizational system.
By:   Patino Israel Galvan
Imprint:   Emerald Publishing Limited
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 129mm, 
Weight:   179g
ISBN:   9781789732306
ISBN 10:   1789732301
Series:   Emerald Points
Pages:   168
Publication Date:   15 February 2019
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Unspecified
Preface Introduction 1. Background of Organizational Structures 2. Case Study: Types of Local Government Organizational Structures in Mexico 3. Current of Local e-Government in Mexico and its Relationship with Organizational Structures 4. Proposal of an Organizational Structure, Pillar in the Design of the Local e-Government

Israel Patino Galvan is a Professor at the Universidad La Salle Noroeste. He has a PhD in Administrative Sciences, and is currently undertaking a further PhD in Computational Systems. Alongside his academic studies, he has belonged to the Technical Advisory Council participated in multiple Information Technology projects aimed at both public and private administration.

Reviews for Designing Local e-Government: The Pillars of Organizational Structure

The author proposes a method for incorporating information technologies into local governments, based on the design and implementation of an organizational structure that is focused on a directorate or division of information technologies to ensure the successful implementation of local e-government, positive interactions with stakeholders, and the identification of the scale of the changes required. He discusses organizational structures and their types, then presents a case study of local government organizational structures and e-government implementation in local governments in Mexico, ending with a proposal for the combined implementation of an organizational structure with the implementation of an e-government system for the successful and sustainable implementation of e-government. -- Annotation (c)2019 * ( *

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