The Linkage Between E-governance and Good Governance: An Analysis on Bangladesh Public Administration
Humanities and Social Sciences
Volume 6, Issue 4, July 2018, Pages: 114-120
Received: Jul. 4, 2018; Accepted: Jul. 16, 2018; Published: Aug. 8, 2018
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Bulbul Ahmed, Department of Public Administration, Pabna University of Science and Technology, Pabna, Bangladesh
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E-governance, a paradigm shift from the traditional approaches in public administration, has been recognized as a pivotal force for transformational improvement of governance in quality, responsiveness, efficiency and effectiveness. Advancement in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as well as immense pressure of globalization thus has brought about a new dimension to the concept of governance. Basically, the quintessence of good governance lies in the best installation of ICT based governance mechanism through widening the way for more transparency and increased accountability. The objective of this study is to identify the nexus between e-governance and good governance in the context of Bangladesh. Accountability, transparency, efficiency, decentralization, administrative reform and satisfaction regarding public services by its clients are noticeable problem areas in the present governance of the country. On the basis of lessons learned from successful practices in developing countries and various research reports, this study suggests that e-governance mechanism, an antidote to poor governance, can play a significant role in ensuring good governance and thus offers the opportunities to transformational change in public administration of Bangladesh.
Governance, E-Governance, Good Governance, Accountability and Transparency, Bangladesh Public Administration
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Bulbul Ahmed, The Linkage Between E-governance and Good Governance: An Analysis on Bangladesh Public Administration, Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol. 6, No. 4, 2018, pp. 114-120. doi: 10.11648/j.hss.20180604.13
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