ICT to Enhance Administrative Performance: A Case Study from Malaysia

Maniam Kaliannan, Halimah Awang


Malaysia has achieved considerable steps in the use of ICT in administration since mid 80s. The vision of the Malaysian e-Government initiative which was formulated and launched in 1997 is to transform the public sector service delivery through the use of IT and multimedia.  Since its start, there are eight projects implemented under the e-Government initiative flagship. This paper presents work done in one of these projects: e-Procurement (locally known as e-Perolehan) project. The aim of e-Perolehan project is to facilitate and improve government procurement besides to improve the quality of services provided within the Government-to-Business (G2B) setting. The paper briefly discusses how information and communication technologies were deployed to enhance the online procurement system in Malaysia.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/ijbm.v3n5p78

International Journal of Business and Management   ISSN 1833-3850 (Print)   ISSN 1833-8119 (Online)

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