Sustainability of E-Government project Success: Cases from Ethiopia

Lemma F. Lessa, Mesfin Belachew, Salehu Anteneh
2011 Americas Conference on Information Systems  
Various studies indicate that most e-government projects have failed and there is a gap in Information Systems literature regarding a mechanism to assure their success and sustainability. This is research in-progress that is aimed at developing a framework to assure sustainability of e-government projects. The research will be conducted in Ethiopian context and a case study research design will be used. Qualitative methodology will be employed in the study. The 'Design-Reality gap' model and
more » ... titutional Theory (INT) will be used as a theoretical framework to conduct this research. In addition to adding a new sustainability framework to the Information Systems literature by uncovering the determinant factors of sustaining those projects and how those determinants are associated to each other, the outcome of this research can be used by policy makers and practitioners as a tool to assess the success and sustainability of the e-government initiatives.
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