Case Study

Business of e-voting (A)

11 pages
May 2000
Reference: IMD-6-0219

A department of Dutch telecom operator, KPN has developed a product in e-voting. This is a tool, which could be used in elections to make it easier for individuals to vote either via telephone or the Internet. This concept, HomeQuest, has been experimented in a couple of smaller elections in the Netherlands. In general, it was acknowledged that electronic voting had some potential and might increase the turnout in elections. Now the question is whether the concept has enough business potential to be promoted by KPN and what should be done within a large organisation to make it a success.

Keywords
eVoting, Election, Production Management, Operations Management
Settings
April 2000
Type
Field Research
Copyright
© 2001
Available Languages
English
Related material
Video
Case clearing houses
IMD case studies are distributed through case clearing houses. In order to browse the collection and purchase copies please visit the links below.

The Case Centre

Cranfield University

Wharley End Beds MK43 0JR, UK
Tel +44 (0)1234 750903
Email [email protected]

Harvard Business School Publishing

60 Harvard Way, Boston MA 02163, USA
Tel (800) 545-7685 Tel (617)-783-7600
Fax (617) 783-7666
Email [email protected]

Asia Pacific Case Center

NUCB Business School

1-3-1 Nishiki Naka
Nagoya Aichi, Japan 460-0003
Tel +81 52 20 38 111
Email [email protected]

Contact

Research Information & Knowledge Hub for additional information on IMD publications

This case study is part of a series
This case study is part of a series
Looking for something specific?
IMD's faculty and research teams publish articles, case studies, books and reports on a wide range of topics