CEO Leadership Forum: Leading the 21st Century DOT- A Summary Report (2013)

Publisher: University of Minnesota
Publication Year: 2005
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Resource Summary: This report summarizes the 2013 CEO Leadership Forum for state departments of transportation (DOTs). Over three days, transportation leaders from across the nation explored a range of issues and developed action plans to support CEOs and their staffs. Subjects included: Business and Technologies that work, as well as the changing mission of State DOTs. Included are summaries of the presentations and conversations participants had with each other and a list of the 10 action plans produced at the forum. 

Change Forces
  • Changing Demographics
  • Competition for Specialized Skills
  • Customer Focus
  • Data Collection
  • Efficient Use of Existing Capacity
  • Engaging with Stakeholders
  • Experience Gap
  • Funding Instability and Uncertainty
  • Legislation, Regulation, and Funding
  • Multi-Modal Emphasis
  • New Funding Arrangements
  • New Regulations
  • Non-Traditional Work Arrangements
  • Public Expectations
  • Public Information Requests
  • Rate of Technological Change
  • Reduced Capital-Intensive Focus
  • Shift in Role and Focus
  • Technology Advancement
  • Transportation System Management
  • Workforce Evolution
  • Workforce Transitions
  • Agility and Resilience
  • Funding and Regulations
  • New Technologies
  • Operations Focus
  • Partnerships
  • Response to Changes
  • Shifting Responsibilities
  • Workforce Planning
  • Succession Planning
  • Shifts in Labor
  • Recruiting and Retention
  • Professional Development
  • Performance and Change Management
  • Partnerships
  • P3
  • Organizational Structure
  • Organizational Management