Title: E-Government as an Anti-Corruption Tool in Yemen: Citizens Perspective

Issue Number: Vol. 8, No. 4
Year of Publication: Dec - 2018
Page Numbers: 239-252
Authors: Ikhlas Alhammadi
Journal Name: International Journal of Digital Information and Wireless Communications (IJDIWC)
- Hong Kong
DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17781/P002469

Abstract:


Corruption is one of the main challenges in government in developing countries. , it has been considered as one of the most prevalent and persistent Obstacles in improving economic growth and enhancing the quality of life of citizens across the globe. Not only the corruption hinders economic growth, but it also threatens good governance. E-government is growingly being used to improver transparency, and combating corruption. The objective of this paper is to attain a better understanding about the relationship of e-government and corruption from the point of view of citizens. This paper achieved its objectives by adopting the descriptive analytical approach in addition to using a quantitative method in the form of structured questionnaire. The research samples consisted of 120 of citizens who are using the government bodies’ services. The results of this research suggest that the use of ICT in the form of e-government can make important headway to reduce corruption.