NCHRP Research Report 885: Guide to Creating and Sustaining a Culture of Innovation for Departments of Transportation

Publisher: The National Academies Press
Publication Year: 2018
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Resource Summary: 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
  • Efficient Use of Existing Capacity
  • Rate of Technological Change
  • Shift in Role and Focus
  • Technology Advancement
  • Transportation System Management
  • Agility and Resilience
  • Aligning Skills to Needs
  • Collaboration
  • Communications
  • Data
  • Funding and Regulations
  • New Skills
  • New Technologies
  • Operations Focus
  • Partnerships
  • Process Improvements
  • Project Management
  • Records and Information Management
  • Response to Changes
  • Shifting Responsibilities
  • Systems Engineering
  • Transparency
  • Workforce Management
  • Performance and Change Management
  • Organizational Structure
  • Organizational Management
  • Organizational Culture
  • Learning Organization
  • Knowledge Management
  • Employee Engagement