NCHRP 20-108: Guide to Sustaining a Culture of Innovation within Departments of Transportation

Publisher: TRB
Publication Year: 2018
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Resource Summary: TRB's NCHRP 201-08, Research Report 885 is a Guide to Creating and Sustaining a Culture of Innovation for Departments of Transportation. It presents guidance for government transportation agencies on encouraging and sustaining a culture of innovation within the organization, its partners, and other stakeholders. This guide is designed to assist agencies in assessing their culture with respect to innovation, identifying ways to make the organization more adaptable and open to beneficial change, and sustaining the organization’s adaptability to respond effectively to evolving technology, workforce, and public priorities. 

Change Forces
  • Engaging with Stakeholders
  • Partnerships
  • Public Expectations
  • Rate of Technological Change
  • Technology Advancement
  • Agility and Resilience
  • Aligning Skills to Needs
  • Collaboration
  • Efficiency and Decision Support
  • Funding and Regulations
  • New Skills
  • New Technologies
  • Operations Focus
  • Project Management
  • Response to Changes
  • Technology Adoption
  • Workforce Management
  • Professional Development
  • Performance and Change Management
  • Partnerships
  • P3
  • Organizational Structure
  • Organizational Management
  • Organizational Culture
  • Employee Engagement