Technology and Governance

THE « NETWORKING » FOR EDUCATIVE GOVERNANCE: THE CASE OF HAITI

The « networking » process associated to a change of paradigm in the education sector can trigger a deep change in national educative processes and modalities Author: François Bernede The trainer-learner relationships have been historically formalized by the « educative institution », embodied by schools and universities, and have been strongly marked by hierarchical relationships (“top-down”) bet...[Read More]

ITC AND PUBLIC ISSUES: TECHNICAL AND POLITICAL TOOLS?

A review of the digital world’s main innovations that have allowed improving the level of governance of our society. Author: Christian A. Estay-Niculcar For 50 years we are saying that Information and Communications Technology (ICT) will change our society. At the beginning, the impact was limited to changes in methods and processes, but it then evolved, from a more epistemological point of view, ...[Read More]

NUDGES AS AN INNOVATIVE TOOL FOR PUBLIC POLICIES

They allow understanding better the human behaviour and innovating in the design of public policies Author: Cecilia Güemes (@CeciliaGuemes) If the authors of contractual politics theory were divided into who considered the man naturally good or bad, sociologists have discussed for years if the study of change had to be started by the structures or by the subjects. Social psychology and current beh...[Read More]

SUSTAINABLE ECONOMY AND GOVERNANCE:

Is it possible to guide the market forces? Autor: Fernando Varela de Ugarte Some say that what is happening is that we don’t know what happens. This thought of José Ortega y Gasset quoted in a moment of Spanish history’s great uncertainty could be mentioned as well these days. We try to emerge from the economic crisis but the progress is slow, sometimes hardly noticeable, probably due to dynamics ...[Read More]

SUCCESS STORIES IN THE USE OF DIGITAL SOCIAL MEDIA IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIONS

The purpose of the book “Success stories in the use of digital social media in public administrations” is to explore the diffusion of social media in public administrations through the contribution of studies and relevant experiences Authors: J. Ignacio Criado and Francisco Rojas Martín The deepening in communicative capacities including social technologies is the basis of deep changes in the way ...[Read More]

SISMAP municipal as a space of articulation

The monitoring system SISMAP for municipal management: a powerful tool as a space of articulation for institutional enhancement. Author: Manuel Parras The idea that local governments are simple providers of public services currently prevails in Dominican Republic. Their functions have been traditionally more related to cleaning and collection of solid waste for the municipalities. This is reflecte...[Read More]

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