Preparing for the Future of Transportation Construction: Strategies for State Transportation Agencies

Publisher: Journal of Management in Engineering
Publication Year: 2016
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Resource Summary: The objective of this paper from the American Society of Civil Engineers is to develop a conceptual framework that explains the implications and corresponding strategies of changes for state transportation agencies (STAs) to ensure long-term satisfactory performance in the area of construction. The researchers used their collective knowledge to identify key drivers of change, which were then used to develop strategies to meet the future needs of STAs. 

Change Forces
  • Changing Demographics
  • Experience Gap
  • Funding Instability and Uncertainty
  • IT
  • Legislation, Regulation, and Funding
  • Rate of Technological Change
  • Technology Advancement
  • Workforce Evolution
  • Agility and Resilience
  • Aligning Skills to Needs
  • Collaboration
  • Efficiency and Decision Support
  • New Skills
  • New Technologies
  • Operations Focus
  • Shifting Responsibilities
  • Technology Adoption
  • Workforce Planning
  • Workforce Management
  • Technologies
  • Professional Development
  • Partnerships
  • P3
  • Information and Data Management
  • Employee Engagement