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The Challenge of public works management

The Challenge of public works management

a comparative study of North America, Japan and Europe

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Published by International Institute of Administrative Sciences in Brussels .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public works -- Canada -- Management.,
  • Public works -- United States -- Management.,
  • Public works -- Japan -- Management.,
  • Public works -- Europe -- Management.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Barrie Houlihan.
    ContributionsHoulihan, Barrie., International Institute of Administrative Sciences. Working Group: Public Works Management
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD4431 .C53 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination376 p. :
    Number of Pages376
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15224711M
    ISBN 10929056055X

    the problems facing the public works infrastructure. However, little effort has been dedicated to identify and promote mechanisms to effectively transfer technological and management innovations from Government research centers to the nation's public works infrastructure. This report is presented in .   6 of the biggest challenges for the public sector. As the pace of change finally overtakes our ability to keep up with it, our public sector services are increasingly feeling the pressure to not only continually do more for less, but to radically rethink the rules of the game completely.

    The Public Works Manager reports to the Director of Operations. This position manages, supervises and coordinates the activities and operations of Water, Wastewater and Infrastructure within the Public Works Department. Main Duties: Assume management responsibilities for assigned services and activities of the Water, Wastewater and Infrastructure. regarding the concepts of strategy, strategic planning and management in the public sector. It will draw however on both public sector literature as well as the private sector, including journals like Harvard Business Review, McKinsey Quarterly and Sloan Management Review, in .

    Aims and Scope: PUBLIC WORKS MANAGEMENT & POLICY: RESEARCH AND PRACTICE IN TRANSPORTATION, INFRASTRUCTURE, AND THE ENVIRONMENT is a peer-reviewed journal for academics and practitioners in public works and the public and private infrastructure industries. This journal addresses the planning, financing, development, and operations of civil infrastructure systems . in the Public Sector This work is published under the responsibility of the Secretary-General of the opinions expressed and arguments employed herein do not necessarily reflect the official.


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