Through Leading People, Setting Goals, and Measuring Performance in Public Works
This paper will discuss the skills and abilities needed to successfully lead people, set organizational goals, and measure performance within a public works agency. It will compare and contrast the disciplines of leadership and management, discuss the use and value of setting organizational goals to measure success. Further, the needed skills and aptitudes to meet current and future expectations will also be outlined.
Author: Jeffrey M. Thurman, CPM - Florida APWA Leadership & Management Technical Committee Chair