Modern Public Information Technology Systems: Issues and Challenges: Issues and Challenges

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Garson, G. David
Idea Group Inc (IGI), Mar 31, 2007 - Computers - 420 pages

The nature of governance is rapidly changing, due to new technologies which expand public sector capabilities. Modern Public Information Technology Systems: Issues and Challenges examines the most important dimensions of managing information technology in the public sector. It explores the impact of information technology on governmental accountability and distribution of power, the implications of privatization as an IT business model, and the global governance of information technology

Modern Public Information Technology Systems: Issues and Challenges provides a fresh look at the evolution of federal technology and political accountability in governmental information systems. Descriptions of general policy and technical applications, as well as practical implementation guidelines make this book a must-have for professors, students, and practitioners.

 

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Contents

Foreword
Preface
Managing Information Technology in the Public Sector
Lip Service? How PA Journals and Textbooks View Information Technology
The Evolution of Federal Information Technology Management Literature Does IT Finally Matter?
Politics Accountability and Information Management
Reconciling Information Privacy and Information Access in a Globalized Technology Society
PrivacySensitive Tracking of Behavior with Public Information Systems Moving Beyond Names in a Globalizing Mass
IT Innovation in Local Government Theory Issues and Strategies
Information Technology as a Facilitator of ResultsBased Management
Managing IT Employee Retention Challenges for State Governments
Computer Tools for PublicSector Management
Computers and Social Survey Research for Public Administration
Geographic Information System Applications in the Public Sector
You Have Mail but Who is Reading It? Issues of EMail in the Public Workplace
World Wide Web Site Design and Use in US Local Government Public Management

EGovernment An Overview
EParticipation Models
EGovernment and Creating a CitizenCentric Government A Study of Federal Government CIOs
The Federal Docket Management System and the Prospect for Digital Democracy in US Rulemaking
Computer Applications in Public Administration
An Information Technology Research Agenda for Public Administration
About the Authors
Index
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G. David Garson is a full professor of public administration at North Carolina State University, where he teaches courses on American government, research methodology, computer applications, and geographic information systems. He was the recipient of the Donald Campbell Award (1995) from the policy studies organization, American Political Science Association, for outstanding contributions to policy research methodology and of the Aaron Wildavsky Book Award (1997) from the same organization. He is the author of Guide to Writing Quantitative Papers, Theses, and Dissertations (Dekker, 2001), Neural Network Analysis for Social Scientists (1998), and Computer Technology and Social Issues (1995). In addition he is editor of Social Dimensions of Information Technology (2000), Information Technology and Computer Applications in Public Administration: Issues and Trends (1999), and the Handbook of Public Information Systems (1999). He has also authored or edited 17 other books and authored more than 50 articles. For the last 20 years he has served as editor of the Social Science Computer Review and is on the editorial board of four additional journals. [Editor]

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