Professor John Taylor

 Professor John Taylor

John Taylor is Professor of Government and Information Management at Caledonian Business School, Glasgow. Recent work focuses on emergent new public policy initiatives in the UK and Europe aimed at the formation of new governance structures.

Profile

John Taylor is Professor of Government and Information Management at Caledonian Business School, Glasgow. He has worked on a number of major UK research programmes including the ESRC's Programme on Information & Communications Technologies (PICT) and the Virtual Society Programme, focusing on the diffusion and uptake by governments and NGOs of information and communication technologies. His most recent work (with Eleanor Burt, St Andrews) addresses emergent new public policy initiatives in the UK and in other parts of Europe aimed at the formation of new governance structures that draw together government, private sector and voluntary sector organisations in the development and implementation of public policy.

John Taylor co-convenes the European Group of Public Administration's Study Group on ICTs in Public Administration (also with Miriam Lips). He is editor of the international journal 'Information Policy'.

Positions held at the OII

  • Research Associate, March 2006 - August 2010
  • Visiting Fellow, February 2005 - February 2006
  • Visiting Fellow, February - October 2004

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Presentations

  • Taylor, J.A., Lips, A.M.B. and Organ, J. (2007) Citizen Identification, Surveillance and the Quest for Public Service Improvement: Themes and Issues. Paper to the European Consortium of Political Research 'Privacy and Information: Modes of Regulation', Joint Session, Helsinki, 7-12 May 2007.
  • Lips, A.M.B., Taylor, J.A. and Organ, J. (2007) The Service State and the Surveillance Society: E-benefits and E-assessments in Information Age Public Service Provision. Paper to Information Sharing, Assessment and e-Technology in Social Care, University of York, 14-15 May 2007.
  • Lips, A.M.B., Taylor, J.A. and Organ, J. (2006) Identity Management, Administrative Sorting and Citizenship in New Modes of E-Government. Paper to Information, Communication & Society 10th Anniversary International Symposium, University of York, 20-22 September 2006.
  • Taylor, J.A., Lips, A.M.B. and Organ, J. (2006) The Citizen, the State and the ID Nexus: attention to information, societal shaping and modes of citizen sorting. Paper to the e-Society Programme Wide event, University of York, 18-19 September 2006.
  • Taylor, J.A. (2005) Freedom with Information: Electronic Government, Information Intensity and Challenges to Citizenship. Paper to PAC workshop on Freedom of Information: Perspectives on Open Government in a Theoretical and Practical Context, Durham Business School, 4-6 April 2005.
  • Lips, M., Organ, J. and Taylor, J. (2005) Personal Identification and Identity Management in New Modes of eGovernment. Presented at 'Identity, Technology and the Public Interest: New Directions for Research and Public Policy', Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, 17 January 2005.

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