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Control in E-Government Projects - An Exploratory Study

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Show simple item record McHugh, Orla en Conboy, Kieran en Scott, Murray en 2010-06-25T08:43:56Z en 2010-06-25T08:43:56Z en 2010 en
dc.identifier.citation McHugh, O., Conboy, K., Scott, M. (2010) Control in E-Government Projects - An Exploratory Study in Proceedings of the Sixteenth Americas Conference on Information Systems, Lima, Peru, August 12-15, 2010 en
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dc.description.abstract This study highlights a distinct lack of research on control in e-Government projects and provides a framework using control theory to address this. The paper draws on four exploratory case studies, highlighting a number of key issues regarding e-Government control. Unique features of the public sector are identified that strongly affect the environment in which e-Government teams operate. In particular this paper finds the customer may provide an idiosyncratic influence on public sector teams, there is significant potential for disharmony arising from controls used by commercial organizations in the public sector, and great potential exists for control theory to contribute to more innovative practices in e-Government ISD. The main contribution of this paper is an identification of the gaps in the current body of knowledge regarding e-Government project control research. en
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dc.subject Self-control en
dc.subject Clan control en
dc.subject Outcome control en
dc.subject Control mechanisms en
dc.subject Public sector en
dc.subject IS Project management en
dc.subject Electronic government en
dc.subject Behaviour control en
dc.subject Business information systems en
dc.subject Business & economics en
dc.title Control in E-Government Projects - An Exploratory Study en
dc.type Conference Paper en
dc.description.peer-reviewed peer-reviewed en

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