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Government 3.0 in Korea: A country study

Government 3.0 in Korea: A country study Korea has put forth Government 3.0 as a national drive to improve governmentoperations. The incumbent administration's strong pledge for public sectorreform through the Government 3.0 drive envisions a transparent, competent,and service-oriented government. The drive has received as much criticism aspraise, and has raised the following issues. First, is Government 3.0 inKorea truly novel? The features of Government 3.0 are similar to those ofGovernment 2.0 in other countries, which are based on the interactivepotential of Web 2.0. Second, does Government 3.0 create visible outcomes asthe achievement of ultimate objectives? Even leading agencies associatedwith the drive are unclear or confused between regarding its ends and means.Third, does disclosing more information guarantee better results? Moredisclosure may impose more burdens on public employees in terms ofwarranting the accuracy of information released and security of informationsharing settings. Last, is the drive politically neutral and does it focuson administrative goals? Government 3.0 may be temporary, given the shiftsin politics. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Information Polity IOS Press

Government 3.0 in Korea: A country study

Information Polity , Volume 21 (4): 10 – Jan 1, 2016

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IOS Press
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Copyright © 2016 IOS Press and the authors. All rights reserved
ISSN
1570-1255
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1875-8754
DOI
10.3233/IP-160401
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Abstract

Korea has put forth Government 3.0 as a national drive to improve governmentoperations. The incumbent administration's strong pledge for public sectorreform through the Government 3.0 drive envisions a transparent, competent,and service-oriented government. The drive has received as much criticism aspraise, and has raised the following issues. First, is Government 3.0 inKorea truly novel? The features of Government 3.0 are similar to those ofGovernment 2.0 in other countries, which are based on the interactivepotential of Web 2.0. Second, does Government 3.0 create visible outcomes asthe achievement of ultimate objectives? Even leading agencies associatedwith the drive are unclear or confused between regarding its ends and means.Third, does disclosing more information guarantee better results? Moredisclosure may impose more burdens on public employees in terms ofwarranting the accuracy of information released and security of informationsharing settings. Last, is the drive politically neutral and does it focuson administrative goals? Government 3.0 may be temporary, given the shiftsin politics.

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Information PolityIOS Press

Published: Jan 1, 2016

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