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... BACKGROUND Leadership at state DOTs has some unique characteristics. In some cases, the top position is filled by an engineer who has risen through the ranks and is a career professional.
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... 11 that responded to the survey ranged in size from more than 1,000 individuals to more than 10,000, with the average size in the 2,001 to 5,000 range. Figure 1 shows the distribution of agencies by number of employees.
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... 12 accelerate individual departures or cause leaders to leave in greater numbers. STAs were asked which factors were most significant in influencing senior leaders to retire early, thus increasing the pressure on leadership development and succession management.
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... 13 cases, the appointment of younger and less experienced successors. The need to shore up leadership development and succession management programs in state DOTs has never been more critical.

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