About the Author
is a Professor of Administrative Science at the Lapland University in Finland and the Head of Research Methodology Department. Professor Syväjärvis academic work is concentrated especially to the fields like public information management, leadership, human resource management, organizational information technology, electronic government and change in public administration. He is currently leading some academic research projects that are related to the abovementioned thematic areas. Professor Syväjärvi has numerous national and international academic publications in refereed science forums. In addition to Finnish Universities, Professor Syväjärvi has been teaching and doing research at the Aston University and at the Cardiff University that are both located in United Kingdom.
Jari Stenvall is a Research Professor at the University of Tampere in Finland. Professor Stenvall has done, evaluated and conducted several assessments and research projects related to public administration reforms and applied public information technology. His research has included topics like change management, trust, organizational reforms, service innovations, and the use of information technology in organizations. Professor Stenvalls scientific production contains numerous national and international publications. In addition to Finland, Professor Stenvall has been lecturing at the Kaunas University of Technology in Lithuania and the Queens University in the United Kingdom.