Oregon Department of Transportation: Better Workforce Planning Needed to Maintain Staff Expertise for Quality Construction (2014)

Publisher: OR DOT
Publication Year: 2014
External Link: https://sos.oregon.gov/audits/Documents/2014-12.pdf
Resource Summary: This report is an audit of ODOT’s workforce planning, to determine if it ensures that staff possess adequate skills and expertise in critical function areas within Highways’ construction program.  The audit cites two examples of critical function areas within the construction program: design and inspections. The audit also compared ODOT’s workforce and succession planning strategies to accepted best practices, and identified areas where ODOT’s approach could be improved. 

Change Forces
  • Funding Instability and Uncertainty
  • Legislation, Regulation, and Funding
  • Agility and Resilience
  • Attracting and Retaining
  • Funding and Regulations
  • New Generation of Workers
  • Operations Focus
  • Response to Changes
  • Shifting Responsibilities
  • Workforce Planning
  • Workforce Management
  • Succession Planning
  • Shifts in Labor
  • Recruiting and Retention
  • Professional Development
  • Performance and Change Management
  • Organizational Management
  • Lean
  • Knowledge Management
  • Knowledge Dissemination