e-Leadership for e-Government in Indonesia

  • Awang Anwaruddin


The development of e-government in Indonesia, as mandated by the President Instruction No. 3 Year 2003 on Policy and National Strategy for Development of e-Government, is an effort to develop an electronic-based government so as to improve the quality of public services and to realize good governance. The anticipated benefits of e-government include efficiency and effective, improved services, better accessibility of public services and more participative, transparent and accountable government management. However, due to the complex process during its development, e-government has not been implemented successfully, especially in government institutions. Based on research on best practices of e-government implementation in several regions, it is found that the key factor in capacity building for e-government is strong leadership. The leadership in question mostly has the ability to manage personnel, equipment and other organizational resources and to use ICT to solve problems and achieve the vision and mission of his organization. Leadership that has such competencies is commonly known as e-leadership.


Public Service Transformational Leadership Good Governance Leadership Competency Local Government Agency 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Head of Research and Development for Information System and Administration AutomationNational Institute of Public Administration of the Republic of IndonesiaCentral JakartaIndonesia

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