Understanding Smart Cities: A Tool for Smart Government or an Industrial Trick?

  • Leonidas G.¬†Anthopoulos

Part of the Public Administration and Information Technology book series (PAIT, volume 22)

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  1. Front Matter
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About this book


This book investigates the role of smart cities in the broader context of urban innovation and e-government, identifies what a smart city is in practice and highlights their importance to the welfare of society. The book offers specific, measurable, and action-oriented public sector planning and management principles and ideas for smart governance in the era of global urbanization and innovation to help with the challenges in maintaining the democratic system of checks and balances as well as the division of powers in a highly interconnected world. The book will be of interest researchers, practitioners, students, and public sector IT professionals that work within innovation management, public administration, urban technologies and urban innovation, and public local administration studies.


Smart City Urban Innovation Urban technologies e-Government Collaborative software Innovation management

Authors and affiliations

  • Leonidas G.¬†Anthopoulos
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  1. 1.Project Management DepartmentTechnological Educational Institute (TEI)LarissaGreece

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