STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT MANAGEMENT: PART 1-ORGANIZATION

THE PUBLIC ROADS RESEARCH STAFF REPORTS ON MANAGEMENT STUDIES THAT WERE CONDUCTED IN SEVERAL STATES TO UPGRADE THE QUALITY OF HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION. THE FINDINGS THAT RELATED TO THE ORGANIZATION, OR STRUCTURE, OF THE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENTS SURVEYED ARE REPORTED. HIGHWAY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL WILL NEED TO BE AWARE OF CHANGING STATE REQUIREMENTS AND EXPECTATIONS OF HIGHWAY USERS. THEY MUST BE PREPARED TO MANAGE A LARGER AND EVER-EXPANDING PROGRAM. HIGHWAY DEPARTMENTS NEED TO HAVE A PLAN OF ORGANIZATION MATCHED TO THESE RAPIDLY CHANGING AND DEVELOPING PROGRAMS. THE REQUIREMENTS AND EXPECTATIONS MUST BE KEPT UNDER CONTINUOUS REVIEW IN ORDER TO PROVIDE GOALS THAT MEET THEM, PROVIDE A SOURCE OF DIRECTED ACTION FOR THE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT, AND PROVIDE A COHESIVE TEAM APPROACH ON THE PART OF ALL ELEMENTS OF GEOGRAPHICALLY WIDESPREAD DEPARTMENTS. /AUTHOR/

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    • Vol 35, No 12, PP 265-278
  • Authors:
    • Famous, P
  • Publication Date: 1970-2

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  • Accession Number: 00200384
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 13 1970 12:00AM