The successful implementation of e-government transformation: A case study in Oman

Ahmed Al-Azri, Zahran Al-Salti, Wafi Al-Karaghouli

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Abstract

The aim of this paper is to investigate, and to discuss the key critical factors that facilitate the successful implementation of E-government projects. The nature of this research is mainly qualitative. This investigation uses a single case study and data was mainly collected by means of semi-structured interviews and organisational documents from the Ministry of Higher Education in Oman. The research findings suggest that there are three paradigms which each include a set of factors that impacts the success of E-government success namely, organisational paradigm, technology paradigm and end-users paradigm. The authors believe that, this paper demonstrates an added value to the current literature on transformation of E-government and to E-government projects success, within the wider context of E-government implementation projects. Also the research will benefit organisations in the public sector, as it has identified main key success factors in E-government transformations and implementations.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the European, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems
Subtitle of host publicationGlobal Information Systems Challenges in Management, EMCIS 2010
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Event7th European, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems, EMCIS 2010 - Abu-Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Duration: Apr 12 2010Apr 13 2010

Other

Other7th European, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems, EMCIS 2010
CountryUnited Arab Emirates
CityAbu-Dhabi
Period4/12/104/13/10

Keywords

  • E-government
  • Higher education
  • Oman
  • Public sector
  • Transformation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Information Systems
  • Information Systems and Management

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    Al-Azri, A., Al-Salti, Z., & Al-Karaghouli, W. (2010). The successful implementation of e-government transformation: A case study in Oman. In Proceedings of the European, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems: Global Information Systems Challenges in Management, EMCIS 2010