ILLINOIS CREATES A DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

The paper follows the development of the Illinois Department of Transportation from development through initial implementation. It describes the Implementation Group, which was created to coordinate and direct the implementation of the Department, the objectives which guided the Group and the activities which were pursued in the implementation process. Policies and procedures were formulated by the Group which covered the transfer of external responsibilities to the new Department; an initial organization reviews; the process used in structuring the organizational units; a job evaluation project; the personnel selection process; the importance of communications in the implementation process; and the manpower, budget and logistical problems considered in implementing the new Department without disrupting ongoing activities. The last section of the paper describes the functional organization which was developed based on the mission and objectives of the new Department. An organization chart is shown and the functional responsibilities of each organizational unit are described.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Transportation Research Board

    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC  USA  20001
  • Authors:
    • Shipley, R R
    • Mathews, W E
    • McKeever, J L
  • Publication Date: 1973-8

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  • Accession Number: 00272007
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Sep 19 1974 12:00AM