Rituals in E-Government Implementation: An Analysis of Failure

  title={Rituals in E-Government Implementation: An Analysis of Failure},
  author={Rahul De' and Sandeep Sarkar},
This paper presents a case analysis of a failed e-government implementation in a developing country context. The project involved constructing a large system for a central government department in India. After seven years and a few million rupees in costs, the project was terminated. Prior research in failed information systems implementations has highlighted many issues, most of which are now part of software project management literature. With e-government systems, though scientific project… CONTINUE READING


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