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Transforming Government: People, Process and Policy

Transforming Government: People, Process and Policy

ISSN: 1750-6166

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Transforming Government: People, Process and Policy is an international peer-reviewed journal that publishes high-quality, leading scholarly and practitioner based research on the subject of Transforming Government through its people, processes and policy. TGPPP aims to support early career researchers, academic leaders, practitioners, and policy makers to contribute, manage and share knowledge and experience, and to learn from each other’s research through front-line thinking in e-Government.

Unique and progressive in its approach, the journal seeks to recognise both the multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives of e-Government, and welcomes both pure and applied research that impacts central and local Government (e.g. e-Government adoption and diffusion, digital Government, relationship between e-Government and e-Governance, e-Government policy, digital communication and digital inclusion, digital divide, e-Government planning and management, public-private partnerships for e-Government service, e-Government systems and applications, open Government, e-Government services, and e-Government impacts).

International perspectives are welcome and the journal is also interested it exploring how research carried out in the private sector can be applied to the public sector as a means of improving efficiency and effectiveness. The journal is in its tenth year of publication.


The target audience of TGPPP includes academics, researchers, practitioners, professionals, and policy makers with an interest in the adoption, development and implementation of e-Government. 


TGPPP publishes original and literature review papers, systematic literature reviews, conceptual/theoretical papers, case studies, research notes, and viewpoints. Contribution through viewpoint are by invitation only, and suggestions for special issues and publications are welcome. 


Coverage of TGPPP is international and focused on original research in e-Government ICT, service chain issues, public sector management, policy implications of developing an e-Government environment, and organisational and human resource issues. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

Accessibility and usability of e-Government web sites

Administrative reform through e-Government

Assessment of e-Government projects

Avoidance of technology pitfalls in e-Government development

Benefits, barriers and risks of e-Government 

Big Data and Big Data Analytics in Government

Building government-to-government enterprises

Citizen-centric services

Cyber public relations

Digital government and online education

Digital Government policy development

Digital Rights Management

Digital governance

Electronic Government Applications: Government to citizen; Government to business; Government to Government; and Government to employees 

Electronic information security management

E-Government impact cases

E-Government and digital divide

E-Government databases

E-Government and Information Systems

E-Justice, law enforcement, and cyber crime

Electronic government-to-business collaboration

Electronic government-to-government collaboration

Electronic healthcare (e-health) services


Enterprise architecture at various levels of government



Evaluation of methodologies, approaches, tools, and techniques used for designing and implementing e-Government systems

Evaluation of public sector information systems

Future directions of e-Government 

Governance and electronic democracy 

Identity management, data protection, and citizens’ privacy

Immigration and digital government

Impacts/implications of electronic government

Implementing e-Government systems in transition economics

Information Policy 

Information Privacy 

Information Access 

Internal Government Processes and Intranets 

Information availability and access in e-Government

Information security in e-Government

Innovative applications and best practices in e-Government

Inter-agency information sharing in e-Government and shared services

International integration/collaboration of e-Government

IT management issues in e-Government

Local e-Government implementation and diffusion

Organisational and human factors influencing e-Government adoption and diffusion

Open Government and datafication

Process management and integration 

Technology Adoption and Diffusion in public sector

Theories, conceptual models, and frameworks for public sector information systems

Transformational government and ICT enabled change in the public sector

Service Chain Management 

Submission Process and Authors Guidelines:

Submissions should be made through the online submission system at:

Author Guidelines are available at: Click Here

Papers published in TGPPP are double-blind peer-reviewed. For more details about Emerald's approach to Publication Ethics; please refer to the company guidelines.

Should you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the editor. We would like to thank you in advance for your interest and contribution to the TGPPP. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Transforming Government is indexed and abstracted in:

ABI/INFORM Complete, American Sociological Association Publishing Options database, ABI/INFORM Global, Academic Seach Alumni Edition, Cabell's, Professional ABI/INFORM Complete, Professional ABI/INFORM Global, Proquest Central

Transforming Government is ranked by:

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Transforming Government: People, Process and Policy is available as part of an online subscription to the Emerald Public Policy & Environmental Management eJournals Collection. For more information, please email or visit the Emerald Public Policy & Environmental Management eJournals Collection page.

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