Document Type : Research Paper
Assistant Professor; Facullty of Humanities, Tarbiat Modares University, Iran
Ph.D Candidate; Faculty of Humanities, Tarbiat Modares University, Iran
Information technology as a new and very efficient tool in human communications has multiple functions which affects public affair management. Along with growth and spread of such technologies in the contemporary world, this function simultaneously has spread and is becoming an important paradigm in management and regional administration all over the world. On the other hand, good governance as an old discussion about government's efficiency has been reconsidered over the recent years and has played an important role in state's legitimacy. Due to the extension of volume and quality of society, and given the fact that various parts of society expect services, it has been even more difficult to implement this type of governance. It seems that indexes of good governance could be run only through application of new information and communication technologies. Meanwhile, this article pays attention to close relation between the new information and communication technologies and good governance over the recent years, aiming to examine the evolution of this concept under the influence of the mentioned technologies. So the main hypothesis of the cuurent article is evolution of good governance under the circumstances of establishing new instruments and methods influenced by information and communication technology.