Architectonic of e-governance in the USA: conceptualisation and implementation of “e-government” initiative by president’s G.W. Bush administration

  • Oleksii Onufriienko Dnipropetrovsk Regional Institute for Public Administration National Academy for Public Administration under the President of Ukraine
Keywords: architectonics of sources, public service reformation, civil society, convergence of civil society and the State, e-government, e-governance


In proposed paper the modern state and main trends of public management and public servicemodernization in the USA in the context of the “E-Government” initiative by President G.W. Bushadministration have been described. The current legal and political sources dealing with variousaspects of “E-Government” implementation in the USA has been generalised. On the basis of thereceived results “E-Government” initiative has been interpreted as important stage of developmentof e-governance in the USA in the context of solving problem of fundamentally new model of statebuilding’screation. Specifics of “E-Government” implementation by complex architectonics of sourcesaccording to valid demands of information society have been traced.In particular, it’s scientifically proven that in the USA the current trend to the convergence withcivil society as one of the main trends of the public management evolution against the background ofe-governance conception’s implementation is likely to persist.“E-government” as President G.W. Bush administration’s initiative has been substantiated as systemof government information technologies used for data provision and e-services functionality support,which leads to improvement of government agencies effectiveness and carried out in the conditionsof transformation of forms and meanings of social interaction between citizen, business and publicadministration bodies. Context of this initiative implementation in the USA has been determined:information security (cyber-security), cybercrime and emerging challenges for systems protectingState information; important mission regarding privacy and confidential information protectionin post-industrial society. Process of accumulation and sophistication of architectonics of sources(doctrinal, legal, political etc) relating to “E-government” initiative in the USA corresponds withphases of conceptual emergence of e-governance model surrounding the core architectonic principle –principle of convergence between civil society, business and the State.


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How to Cite
Onufriienko, O. (2019). Architectonic of e-governance in the USA: conceptualisation and implementation of “e-government” initiative by president’s G.W. Bush administration. Public Administration Aspects, 7(8), 37-59.