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Leadership and Management Resources
  • What Is Public Works? APWA has developed this new public outreach booklet to hand out to your city council, citizens' groups or to new employees to help them understand the scope and importance of public works.
  • Leadership in the Era of Economic This publication helps you steer your business through the minefield of contracting markets, cash shortages, and ongoing uncertainty.
  • The Power of Management Innovation This publication is a clear roadmap for combining leadership passion for creating growth and profitability (quality of management) and the effective deployment of resources for accelerating growth (management capital) which is the formula for thriving in the 21st century.
  • Responsible Solid Waste Management This booklet will help you educate both the general public and elected officials about the basics of responsible solid waste management.
  • A Little Book on Job Success Management consultant Herb Fain draws on his many years of experience to offer tips and techniques for achieving success. This little book is peppered with full-color graphics and easy-to-remember quips that make it a fun and fulfilling read.
  • Survive and Thrive: In this followup to his very popular Everything You Need to Know to Be a Public Works Director, John Ostrowski discusses five observations on behavior as people try to govern themselves. In his easy, conversational style, Ostrowski speaks to public servants who want to do a good job and make a contribution.
  • Lessons from the Life of Jack Pittis: The This book is a tribute to APWA Board of Directors member Jack Pittis. Although the book's stated purpose is to introduce Jack to the winners of the scholarship established to honor him, there are lessons to be learned for everyone who wishes to excel in the public works profession.
  • Management Recipes for Success: Taking This compilation of APWA Reporter articles published as “The Baker’s Potluck” and “Recipes for Success” series can help you make a difference in your organization and in your community.