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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.
- The Reinventor's Fieldbook: Tools for
This publication includes hundreds of practical lessons learned, do's and don'ts, steps to take, and pitfalls to avoid in public management and governance.
- Strategic Communication: Capitalize Your
Learn how to develop and implement a proactive communication strategy that will reflect positively on your agency. You’ll be able to respond with confidence and authority to hard-hitting or hostile questions and address city council members and the public in an informative and persuasive manner.
- Humor, Heroism & Humanity in Public Works
This book is a collection of vignettes dedicated to the quiet, everyday heroes of public works, men and women who keep their humor and humanity under harsh and difficult conditions.
- Public Works Administration
Nearly four dozen public works professionals have synthesized their experiences to provide the most up-to-date reference book available today on the full scope of public works.
- It's Your Move: Strategic Planning for
This book provides a framework for public works professionals to develop a sense of mission, a vision of the future, reporting systems, operational procedures, operating plans, and strategic planning documents.
- Public Works Management - Things They Never Taught in School
Public works management has its benefits and its challenges, and it requires a very difficult skill set, technical expertise and leadership proficiency. This book offers suggestions and makes observations based on the author's experience, things he learned on the job, not in school.