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The impact of information technology evolution on the forms of knowledge in public sector social work: examples from Canada and the UK

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In recent years, governments have been enthusiastic about the potential of digital changes to transform the way the public sector operates. While such changes were originally found to deprioritize the forms of knowledge needed by UK child protection workers, instead favouring administrative forms of knowledge, it was not known whether this impact was similar in other liberal democracies, nor whether this simply represented a phase in the evolution of digital government. This study explored th...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.24251/HICSS.2020.254

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Oxford Internet Institute
Oxford college:
Balliol College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-9509-223X
Publisher:
Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences Publisher's website
Host title:
Proceedings of the 53rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
Pages:
2083-2092
Publication date:
2020-01-07
Acceptance date:
2019-08-19
Event title:
53rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences 2020
Event location:
Grand Wailea, Hawaii
Event website:
https://hicss.hawaii.edu/
Event start date:
2020-01-07
Event end date:
2020-01-10
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ISSN:
1530-1605
ISBN:
9780998133133
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1126650
Local pid:
pubs:1126650
Deposit date:
2021-09-25

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