Models of E-Government: Some Missing Links for Developing Countries

The endeavor to adopt e-government can be mapped as some logical sequential stages. Already there are some models describing the stages of e-government development. The starting point of these models of the stages of e-government development is from describing various phases of web presence. But these models lack the earlier preparatory phases for e-government which is necessary especially for the developing countries, because, most of the developing countries do not have the required basic infrastructures and technologies for going online. Even if there is any, then, many people do not have the ability to access those resources. So, there is a need to develop a comprehensive model to usher in the developing countries. This article analyzes the existing model’s applicability in the context of the developing countries with empirical evidences.
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