[AISWorld] CFP for The International Journal of Public Administration in the Digital Age - SI on Public Service Innovations through ICT: Theory and Practice -

Akemi Chatfield akemi at uow.edu.au
Fri Aug 29 05:27:29 EDT 2014


********************* CALL FOR PAPERS *********************

SUBMISSION DUE DATE: October 31, 2014



SPECIAL ISSUE ON Public Service Innovations through Information and Communication Technologies: Theory and Practice

The International Journal of Public Administration in the Digital Age (IJPADA)



Guest Editors:

Dr. Akemi Takeoka Chatfield, University of Wollongong, Australia

Professor Dr. Christopher G. Reddick, The University of Texas at San Antonio, USA

Professor Dr. Toshio Obi, Waseda University, Japan



INTRODUCTION:

Over 15 years of electronic government (e-government) research has witnessed the strategic and innovative use of information and communication technologies (ICT) to change public administration practices. These reforms have been found in both developed and developing countries at all levels of government. These innovations have shown real challenges in realizing the potential benefits of e-government for public service delivery.



OBJECTIVE OF THE SPECIAL ISSUE:

In this Special Issue on Public Service Innovations through ICT: Theory and Practice, we aim to explore public service innovations through ICT use in government, by calling for theoretical and empirical e-government research studies on developed and developing countries worldwide.



RECOMMENDED TOPICS:

Topics to be discussed in this special issue include (but are not limited to) the following:

§  Clouds in government for meeting the demands for enhanced service efficiency and service flexibility

§  Leveraging social media in government to enhance citizen engagement and citizen co-production of public services

§  Leveraging social media in government to enhance public policy governance

§  Measurement of service innovations through multi-research methods

§  Service innovation challenges in public administration

§  Service innovations for the vulnerable populations such as the aged and people with disabilities

§  Service innovations in ICT-enabled crisis, disaster and catastrophe management

§  Service innovations in public administration

§  Service innovations through big data analytics

§  Service innovations through open data policies and open data applications

§  Smart governments, smart cities and smart communities

§  Social media-enabled crowdsourcing for service innovations

§  The role of leadership and organizational culture in cultivating service innovations in government

§  Transparent and accountable investments in service innovations



SUBMISSION PROCEDURE:

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit papers for this special theme issue on Public Service Innovations through Information and Communication Technologies: Theory and Practice on or before October 31, 2014.  All submissions must be original and may not be under review by another publication. INTERESTED AUTHORS SHOULD CONSULT THE JOURNAL’S GUIDELINES FOR MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSIONS at http://www.igi-global.com/journals/guidelines-for-submission.aspx. All submitted papers will be reviewed on a double-blind, peer review basis. Papers must follow APA style for reference citations.



ABOUT The International Journal of Public Administration in the Digital Age (IJPADA):

The mission of IJPADA is to examine the impact of information technology (IT) on public and nonprofit organizations. Through its mission IJPADA examines the impact of IT on reforming and changing public and nonprofit organizations. This journal compares the adoption of IT in public and nonprofit organizations in developed and developing countries.



This journal is an official publication of the Information Resources Management Association

www.igi-global.com/<http://www.igi-global.com/> IJPADA



Editor-in-Chief: Christopher G. Reddick



Published: Quarterly (both in Print and Electronic form)



PUBLISHER:

The International Journal of Public Administration in the Digital Age (IJPADA) is published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), publisher of the “Information Science Reference” (formerly Idea Group Reference), “Medical Information Science Reference”, “Business Science Reference”, and “Engineering Science Reference” imprints. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit www.igi-global.com<http://www.igi-global.com>.



All inquires should be should be directed to the attention of:

Dr. Akemi Takeoka Chatfield

Guest Editor

The International Journal of Public Administration in the Digital Age (IJPADA)

E-mail: akemi at uow.edu.au<mailto:akemi at uow.edu.au>

All manuscript submissions to the special issue should be sent through the online submission system:

http://www.igi-global.com/authorseditors/titlesubmission/newproject.aspx

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Akemi Takeoka Chatfield, MBA, Ph.D.
チャトフィールド竹岡昭美理学博士
Director, Electronic Government & E-Governance Research Center/Disaster Informatics
センター所長, 電子政府.電子ガバナンス研究センター/自然災害インフォマティクス
Senior Lecturer in IT
School of Information Systems and Technology
Faculty of Informatics
University of Wollongong
Wollongong NSW 2522
Australia
Office: 61 2 4221 3884
Email: akemi at uow.edu.au<mailto:akemi at uow.edu.au>
Skype: akemi.chatfield

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