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Examining the socio-economic determinants of adoption of the 'Government Gateway' initiative in the UK

Yogesh Kumar Dwivedi, Anastasia Papazafeiropoulou, Hosein Gharavi, Khalil Khoumbati
2006 Electronic Government, an International Journal  
This paper empirically examines the impact of socioeconomic determinants upon the adoption of a recent UK e-Government initiative, the "Government Gateway".  ...  Five socio-economic characteristics that provide insights to Government Gateway adopters and non-adopters, as they were identified from the literature review used in this study.  ...  Conclusions and implications This paper empirically examined the impact of socio-economic determinants on the adoption of a recent UK e-government initiative, the "Government Gateway".  ... 
doi:10.1504/eg.2006.010801 fatcat:lzf3bablgjh3pesgthlevk2hky

Transition to Autonomous Vehicles: A Socio-Technical Transition Perspective

2021 Alphanumeric Journal  
This paper reviews the autonomous vehicle (AV) trials around the world and proposes a socio-technical transition (multi-level perspective) approach for facilitating the adoption of AVs in countries.  ...  Built on a comprehensive literature review and a review of ongoing AV trials and tests around the world, this paper utilizes both theoretical and empirical approaches in understanding the dynamics of AV  ...  The author would like to also thank Dr. Nikolas Thomopoulos for his supervision in this research as well as his review and comments for the draft manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.17093/alphanumeric.847241 fatcat:uf74khfaj5eb7dyka7vkrx3tmi

E-government adoption: A cultural comparison

Lemuria Carter, Vishanth Weerakkody
2008 Information Systems Frontiers  
This study proposes a model of e-government adoption in the U.K. based on salient factors in the U.S.  ...  E-government diffusion is an international phenomenon. This study compares e-government adoption in the U.K. to adoption in the U.S.  ...  Acknowledgement The authors wish to thank Mr. Jitin Mistry for administering the survey questionnaire in the United Kingdom and acknowledge the overall contribution made to this research.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10796-008-9103-6 fatcat:7lrmndzz2feflat5f4pcbnhu5u

Citizen Adoption of E-Government Services: Exploring Citizen Perceptions of Online Services in the United States and United Kingdom

Lemuria Carter, Vishanth Weerakkody, Brandis Phillips, Yogesh K. Dwivedi
2016 Information systems management  
In particular, future studies could include control variables, such as socio-economic status, into an expounded model of e-government adoption.  ...  Considering the significance of this concept, it is imperative that local government in the UK informs citizens (particularly citizens from lower socio-economic segments) of the advantages of such services  ... 
doi:10.1080/10580530.2016.1155948 fatcat:qq2epe56kzgexazjus64m2ct6y

Identifying adopters and non-adopters of Broadband amongst silver surfers: using BHPS

Jyoti Choudrie, Susan Grey, Colin Haslam, Nicholas Tsitsianis
2011 Electronic Government, an International Journal  
For industry, this research offers an intensive identification of socio-economic factors that are considered important when marketing a product or service within the market. Williams, 2008).  ...  The aim of this paper is to identify the adopters and non-adopters of Broadband within the silver surfer group.  ...  Acknowledgements: The authors would like to express their gratitude to the ECIS review committee and reviewers of this journal for their valuable feedback.  ... 
doi:10.1504/eg.2011.037696 fatcat:fpnyezxdnrgqxjezmxx5vj27iu


Per T Lindberg
2012 Denning Law Journal  
By rebutting the relevance of the private and contractual nature of the mortgage relationship, arguing for the ability to enforce socio-economic rights and upgrading the concept of home in legal discourse  ...  of mortgages in the UK.  ...  Although a civil right in , Art 6 has a recognised social dimension, being the right to free legal nce which obliges the ECHR to examine the socio-economic context.  ... 
doi:10.5750/dlj.v22i1.352 fatcat:tki53ffutve3bjtkfn7zyms4sm

Positive social psychology: A multilevel inquiry into sociocultural well-being initiatives

Tim Lomas
2015 Psychology, public policy and law  
the adoption of such a contextual approach can inform policy making.  ...  In doing so, the paper has two main aims: (a) to show how positive change in wellbeing can be affected by the strategic manipulation of socio-cultural contextual factors; and (b) to suggest ways in which  ...  The importance and cost-effectiveness of early interventions to address the pernicious and longlasting effects of socio-economic inequality has been recognised by the UK government (Department for Work  ... 
doi:10.1037/law0000051 fatcat:ao4nb2su2fe6phxznu2ab4pu7i

The Institutional Change from E-Government toward Smarter City; Comparative Analysis between Royal Borough of Greenwich, UK, and Seongdong-gu, South Korea

Churin Kim, Kyung-ah Kim
2021 Journal of Open Innovation: Technology, Market and Complexity  
In order to explain the change of system from e-government to smart city as a platform in the socio-cultural attributes in which each case is involved, two cases—the Royal Borough of Greenwich and Seongdong-gu—were  ...  , and "Do cities with similar levels of e-government or smarter cities go through different development processes in terms of their socio-cultural attributes?"  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/joitmc7010042 fatcat:ulgvit4mpzcfbnmxmkctz4ehz4

Promissory identities: Sociotechnical representations & innovation in regenerative medicine

John Gardner, Ruchi Higham, Alex Faulkner, Andrew Webster
2017 Social Science and Medicine  
As a way of examining the social dimensions of innovation within regenerative medicine, this paper explores the sociotechnical representations of RM technologies in the UK, and the tensions, affordances  ...  The field of regenerative medicine (RM) is championed as a potential source of curative treatments and economic wealth, and initiatives have been launched in several countries to facilitate innovation  ...  RM is championed as a potential source of curative treatments for a wide range of ailments, and it has been identified by governments as part of their economic growth strategies: the UK has identified  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.12.018 pmid:28012432 fatcat:sx7mnubexzgwrliazepd4ee7me

Urban Geography and the Production of Socio-Environmental Inequalities

Marc Parés
2013 International journal of geosciences  
Drawing upon two case studies in the UK, the article explores the dialectical relationships between different modes of urban governance on one hand and the socio-environmental transformations fulfilled  ...  In this article we use the Urban Political Ecology approach to show that by analysing governance networks we can better understand the production of certain socio-environmental transformations that negatively  ...  The majority of these contributions have examined the causes that explain why a certain mode of urban governance is adopted in each case (e.g. [14] [15] [16] [17] ).  ... 
doi:10.4236/ijg.2013.46a2006 fatcat:powlqiheinfntmnlpa335adhtu

A review of the rural-digital policy agenda from a community resilience perspective

Elisabeth Roberts, Brett Anne Anderson, Sarah Skerratt, John Farrington
2017 Journal of Rural Studies  
Taking the UK as a focus, we explore the various scales at which this is evident, from European to UK country-level.  ...  Rural areas are sometimes seen as passive and static, set in contrast to the mobility of urban, technological and globalisation processes (Bell et al., 2010) .  ...  LEADER initiatives aim to develop the socio-economic life of rural areas (Scottish Government, 2012) .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jrurstud.2016.03.001 fatcat:777p7nczxnblnceh2wsdsls2qe

Benchmarking future city-regions beyond nation-states

Igor Calzada
2015 Regional Studies, Regional Science  
Introduction: the emergence of 'city-regions' beyond nation-states At present, devolution is in the spotlight of the debate on the future of the UK and Scotland.  ...  It is in this context that city-regions (Herrschel, 2014) are emerging as significant political and economic constellations that have the potential in the UK to provoke constitutional change due to a new  ...  • The role of politics, on global and local scales, in terms of stakeholders' complex participative interaction to reframe the governance model: the Socio-Political System (POLIS).  ... 
doi:10.1080/21681376.2015.1046908 fatcat:t3euu4fp4zfyhdswngsn52gfli


Sujeewa HERATH, Patrick HICKEY, Eugene KOZLOVSKI
2018 Business And Management Studies An International Journal  
The role of entrepreneurial IT adoption in an ethnic enclave is examined as a key factor affecting policy practice.  ...  This paper proposes an integrative framework and recommendations for enhancing public sector support utilisation amongst Ethnic Entrepreneurs (EEs) in the UK.  ...  However, such initiatives or institutions are not available in the UK context.  ... 
doi:10.15295/bmij.v6i3.384 fatcat:kao3se4vujdwza4utdhoghb52i

Exploring the Role of Materials in Policy Change: Innovation in Low-Energy Housing in the UK

Heather Lovell
2007 Environment and planning A  
It is argued here that the influence of materials and technologies -the substance of policy -must be incorporated into models of the policy process in order to help further our understanding of radical  ...  There remains uncertainty in models of the policy process about how and when radical change takes place.  ...  Acknowledgements I would like to thank the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) for funding the research on which the paper is based (PhD grant no.  ... 
doi:10.1068/a38408 fatcat:4toimzwhera4peujpup45gow4a

Design theory for dynamic complexity in information infrastructures: the case of building internet

Ole Hanseth, Kalle Lyytinen
2010 Journal of Information Technology  
We propose a design theory that tackles dynamic complexity in the design for Information Infrastructures (IIs) defined as a shared, open, heterogeneous and evolving socio-technical system of Information  ...  The proposed theory tackles tensions between two design problems related to the II design: (1) the bootstrap problem: IIs need to meet directly early users' needs in order to be initiated; and (2) the  ...  We also thank faculties at the Helsinki School of Economics, Umea University, University of Oslo and Case Western Reserve University for constructive feedback.  ... 
doi:10.1057/jit.2009.19 fatcat:vnildrgcr5agbnqhn7e73jolqi
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