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E-Governmental Services for Entrepreneurs in Mashhad, Iran: An Empirical Study

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Arts and Commerce, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, INDIA

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 3, Issue (6), Pages 90-95, June,2 (2014)


Today, our world is a world of “E”; it’s enough to put an ‘e’ before any word to project the latest changes in that field, be it E-mail, E-banking, E-city, E-survey…the list can be endless. The objective of this research is to determine methods to improve the effectiveness of internet-based services for solving needs of the society of consumers and providers of entrepreneurship governmental services, with respect to time, administration and transportation costs. The importance of this research lies in the necessity of comfortable, fast and accurate access of the internet, which could have an effective impact in preventing wastage of time, costs and insecurity. The research, therefore, deliberates on two vital questions: i. How much are the current E-Governmental services useful and necessary? 2. Can we improve the services currently provided by increasing internet services? ii. Through this paper, we also aim to present a modified version of the current e-governmental service website, which could help in achieving better results. For our paper, we have conducted our research in a society comprising governmental entrepreneurship and educational centers in the city of Mashhad. This society has been chosen for our research as it is the most educated and accessible society in this field. Our sample consists of 20 entrepreneurship centers. Our method of data collection comprises of questionnaires and interviews, in addition to asking for innovative ideas from the persons interviewed. Analysis of around 50 web sites related to the field of entrepreneurship was also done.


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