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Fostering community engagement through crowd sourcing: Case studies from the Czech Republic

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dc.title Fostering community engagement through crowd sourcing: Case studies from the Czech Republic en Haltofová, Barbora
dc.relation.ispartof Proceedings of the 30th International Business Information Management Association Conference, IBIMA 2017 - Vision 2020: Sustainable Economic development, Innovation Management, and Global Growth
dc.identifier.isbn 978-0-9860419-9-0 2017
utb.relation.volume 2017-January
dc.citation.spage 2675
dc.citation.epage 2683
dc.event.title 30th International Business Information Management Association Conference - Vision 2020: Sustainable Economic development, Innovation Management, and Global Growth, IBIMA 2017
dc.event.location Madrid
utb.event.state-en Spain
utb.event.state-cs Španělsko
dc.event.sdate 2017-11-08
dc.event.edate 2017-11-09
dc.type conferenceObject
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher International Business Information Management Association (IBIMA) en
dc.subject civic engagement en
dc.subject crowdsourcing en
dc.subject participatory budgeting en
dc.subject environmental data collection en
dc.description.abstract Crowdsourcing in urban governments is defined as the use of new technologies in order to take advantage of citizen knowledge to find solutions to municipal problems. Driven by the constant technological advances and ubiquitous Internet connection, the crowdsourcing platforms are proving to be valuable tools for triggering and engaging the public towards active participation and the collection of citizen knowledge through crowdsourcing has become commonplace. In this article we present the emerging role of crowdsourcing in public administration and systematically review existing crowdsourcing initiatives deployed in the Czech Republic. We first introduce the overall challenge of information collection in public projects. Then, we identify two crowdsourcing usage types: crowdsourcing for participatory budgeting and crowdsourcing for environmental data collection, and illustrate with examples of case studies from the Czech Republic that crowdsourcing leads to deeper civic engagement. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Management and Economics
utb.identifier.obdid 43878265
utb.source d-orig 2018-06-15T10:54:19Z 2018-06-15T10:54:19Z
utb.contributor.internalauthor Haltofová, Barbora
utb.fulltext.affiliation Barbora Haltofová, Tomas Baa University in Zlín, Faculty of Management and Economics, Zlín, Czech Republic,
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utb.fulltext.sponsorship The research reported in this paper is financed by the IGA/FaME/2016/Využití crowdsourcingu v e-governmentu Project initiated by the Department of Management and Economics, Tomas Bata University in Zlín.
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