GOOD GOVERNANCE IN LOCAL PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION: IT POTENTIALS FOR PEOPLE-ORIENTED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN MACEDONIA

Savoska, Snezana and Dimeski, Branko (2012) GOOD GOVERNANCE IN LOCAL PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION: IT POTENTIALS FOR PEOPLE-ORIENTED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN MACEDONIA. In: The 20th NISPAcee Annual Conference "Public Administration East and West: Twenty Years of Development", 23-26 may 2012, Ohrid.

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Abstract

Good governance practice is a condition sine qua non in establishing democratic values, developing human rights and improving the well-being and economic development in a society. There are good and bad examples of many policies trying to accomplish those goals in almost every angle of the human and societal activities. IT technology and its application helped in promoting good policies by increasing the scope of information, level of transparency and public accountability. The principal research objective of the paper is: • analyzing the impact that IT application in public sector institutions helps the business oriented people and business community in promoting economic development on local level in Macedonian municipalities; The scope of the research in this paper is covering explanation of the abovementioned objective and will depends on the knowledge and available data that exists in the literature and practice about the role of IT in sustaining local economic development in Macedonia. In correlation with the main objective and scope of the analysis in the paper, the research will concentrate in answering the following research questions: • What IT policies exist at local level? Are they successfully applied? • How they help the business community in promoting the local economic development? The research design in the paper will follow the following research steps: • Introduction; • Research questions; • Literature review of the past and present same or similar research in Macedonian and international context; • Presenting and analyzing the impact of local IT policies on economic development in Macedonia; • Research results; • Conclusions; and • Future recommendations. For the purpose of writing the paper, we employed a combination of different methodology aspects that are based on: • content analysis of various governmental documents and research papers that are dealing with good governance, IT policies and local economic development in Macedonia; • using administrative databases and numerical data for the purpose of explaining the research issues; • interviews with managers/employees from local enterprises and local community; and • deduction approach will be applied through the content analysis.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources > ZA4050 Electronic information resources
Divisions: Faculty of Information and Communication Technologies > Department of Information Systems
Depositing User: Snezana Savoska
Date Deposited: 11 Jun 2015 19:43
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2015 19:43
URI: http://eprints.fikt.edu.mk/id/eprint/31

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