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A Cultural E-Government Readiness Model

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ABSTRACT

E-Government is defined as a system utilizing the Internet and the world-wide-web for delivering government informa-tion and services to citizens. This system reduces the processing costs, improves service delivery, and increases trans-parency and communication between a government and its citizens. The aim of this paper is to propose a new model to measure the readiness of e-Government according to cultural factors. By assessing to which degree these cultural factors are present/absent in a country and which of them have a significant impact on government readiness, the government will be able to identify their weakness and strength points, then build a preparing plan that can help them to achieve the readiness required toward a successful implementation of the e-Government systems.

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A. Sabri, O. Sabri and B. Al-Shargabi, "A Cultural E-Government Readiness Model," Intelligent Information Management, Vol. 4 No. 5, 2012, pp. 212-216. doi: 10.4236/iim.2012.46031.

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