Synthesizing success factors for e-government initiative

Arief Ramadhan, Dana Indra Sensuse, Muladno, Aniati Murni Arymurthy

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By using Meta-Ethnography, this study attempt to synthesize some studies to get the generic list of success factors for e-Government initiative. The initiative to develop an e-Government system has been proliferated in several countries. However, a lot of e-Government initiatives are fail. Several success factors should be accommodated to avoid the failures. There have been some researchers who tried to formulate various kinds of success factors that related to e-Government initiative. However, all of those success factors are scattered in various studies in form of conference papers or journal articles. There were 46 studies were included in this study. All of them are considered to be related in reciprocal translation. There are 335 concepts of success factors that obtained from the included studies. Those concepts further be translated and synthesized. As the foremost result, 36 success factors for e-Government initiative are obtained. Those 36 success factor should be accommodated by all parties that involved in the e-Government initiative.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1685-1702
Number of pages18
JournalResearch Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 2013


  • E-government
  • Meta-ethnography
  • Success factor


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