Sharing Government-Owned Data with the Public: A Cross-Country Analysis of Open Data Practice in the Middle East

@inproceedings{Alanazi2012SharingGD,
  title={Sharing Government-Owned Data with the Public: A Cross-Country Analysis of Open Data Practice in the Middle East},
  author={Jazem Alanazi and Akemi Takeoka Chatfield},
  booktitle={AMCIS},
  year={2012}
}
Since 2009, open government policies, open data, and social media use in government have been actively promoted by democratic governments around the world to promote the goals of government transparency, citizen engagement, and collaboration. To date, however, there is a lack of empirical research into open government practice. This knowledge gap has managerial and public policy implications for democratic governments and, importantly, for the governments in the Middle East in which explosive… CONTINUE READING
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