More stories about Management

  • Rule the Fuel

    Automated management enhances fleet efficiency and sustainability.

  • The Buddy System

    Leverage your relationships when seeking financial aid.

  • Help Wanted

    Bridge the gap between what your operation can afford and what it must accomplish.

  • A Thorough Introduction

    How to ensure new hires are comfortable with the “lay of the land” as quickly as possible.

  • The Replacements

    As baby boomers retire, public agencies must transform themselves into employers of choice for the next generation.

  • 2008 salary survey: Are your benefits flying south?

    This year we reformulated our annual survey to learn what keeps you and your colleagues working. We included questions about benefits, job satisfaction, and what respondents would like to see more of in their jobs and their benefits packages. What we discovered may surprise you. . .

  • Breaking down the barriers

    Three Southeastern communities morph street centerline projects into interdepartmental and, in some cases, intergovernmental asset management programs.

  • Disaster blasters

    From Oct. 20 through Nov. 7, during one of California's driest years on record, a large swath of the state was engulfed in flames. As in all natural disasters, public works played a critical role. Employees were assigned to fire crews to designate evacuation routes and close roads. Before the last...

  • Thirst Quenching in Dry Times

    The most critical issues facing drinking water managers involve infrastructure repair and replacement, business factors, regulatory matters, water resources, and the workforce.

  • Putting it All Together

    Nonresidential construction is expected to increase 5% this year and 4% next year according to some sources, and the 2008 Outlook—our annual survey of public works budget expectations mirrors these expectations.