What drives global E-governance? An exploratory study at a macro level

M. Jae Moon, Eric W. Welch, Wilson Wong

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Abstract

Global e-government is being tracked using a variety of different measures, none of which have been systematically validated. Little research compares and contrasts these measures and little work has sought to frame and identify potential independent drivers of e-government at the national level. This paper systematically compares and contrasts the dependent variables and the relationships between the e-government variables and independent drivers. Using data from a variety of institutional sources, we find low correlations among e-government measures and low to moderate consistency in the relationships between established independent variables and e-government measures. Findings indicate a significant measurement validity problem and conclusions recommend consideration of a different approach.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 38th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences - Abstracts and CD-ROM of Full Papers
EditorsR.H. Spraque, Jr.
Number of pages1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Nov 10
Event38th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences - Big Island, HI, United States
Duration: 2005 Jan 32005 Jan 6

Publication series

NameProceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
ISSN (Print)1530-1605

Other

Other38th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
CountryUnited States
CityBig Island, HI
Period05/1/305/1/6

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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Moon, M. J., Welch, E. W., & Wong, W. (2005). What drives global E-governance? An exploratory study at a macro level. In R. H. Spraque, Jr. (Ed.), Proceedings of the 38th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences - Abstracts and CD-ROM of Full Papers (Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences). https://doi.org/10.1109/HICSS.2005.688