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Setting Foundations for the Creation of Public Value in Smart Cities

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This book seeks to contribute to prior research facing the discussion about public value creation in Smart Cities and the role of governments. In the early 21st century, the rapid transition to a highly urbanized population has made societies and their governments around the world to be meeting unprecedented challenges regarding key themes such as sustainability, new governance models and the creation of networks. Also, cities today face increasing challenges when it comes to providing advanced (digital) services to their constituency. The use of information and communication technologies (usually ICTs) and data is thought to rationalize and improve government and have the potential to transform governance and organizational issues. These questions link up to the ever-evolving concept of Smart Cities. In fact, the rise of the Smart City and Smart City thinking is a direct response to such challenges, as well as providing a means of integrating fast evolving technology into our living environment. This focus on the public value creation in Smart Cities could be of interest for academics, researchers, policy-makers, public managers, international organizations and technical experts involved in and responsible for the governance, development and design of Smart Cities

Author Biography

Prof. Manuel Pedro Rodriguez Bolivar is Professor in Accounting at the University of Granada. He has authored numerous articles in international journals, among them we can highlight Public Money & Management, Government Information Quarterly, Public Administration and Development, Online Information Review, International Review of Administrative Sciences, American Review of Public Administration, ABACUS, Academia. Revista Latinoamericana de Administracion, International Public Management Journal, Environmental Education Research, INNOVAR, Transylvanian Review of Administrative Sciences, Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning, Lex Localis. Journal of Local Self Government, Applied Economics, CLAD. Reforma y Democracia, Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, Information Technology for Development, Journal of Policy Modeling, Electronic Commerce Research, Internet Research, Social Science Computer Review and Administration & Society. He has been also the author of several book chapters published in Routledge, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Springer, Nova Publishers and IGI Global, and is author of full-length books published by the Ministry of Economy and Finance in Spain. He is also editor of books in Springer, member of the Editorial Board of Government Information Quarterly and Associate Editor in other leading international journals.
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March 14th, 2019
Edited by Manuel Pedro Rodriguez-Bolivar
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1st ed. 2019
24 Illustrations, color; 10 Illustrations, black and white; X, 280 p. 34 illus., 24 illus. in color.
Springer International Publishing AG
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