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... A-1 APPENDIX A – LITERATURE REVIEW REFERENCES The following includes the sources that make up the literature review and how they relate to each of the modules. Please note that modules eventually evolved into the building blocks: leadership, empowerment, communication, recognition and measurement that are found in the Guide.
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... A-2 The elements that make up a truly innovative company include: 1) a focused innovation strategy, 2)
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... A-3 ► Center for Accelerating Innovation.
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... A-4 This paper identifies two primary obstacles to organizational innovativeness: 1) An insufficient number of individuals trained in innovation management, and 2)
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... A-5 leaders) as the foundation underlying cultural emergence and change, it also presents opportunities to individually assess and manage specific cultural layers to enhance innovation.
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... A-6 ► https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/innovation/everydaycounts/about-edc.cfm The STIC concept emerged from the first round of Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) EDC initiative, which was started in 2009 "to speed up the delivery of highway projects and to address the challenges presented by limited budgets." According to FHWA, each state operates its STIC based on its unique business needs and approaches to meeting those needs.
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... A-7 suggestions on potential benefits and uses of initiatives or techniques. The TAGs are responsible for ensuring that chosen initiatives succeed in improving the transportation system and are required to develop deployment plans and track the initiatives progress.
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... A-8 continuous improvement of people, processes and technology of the agency. He is a Project Management Professional (PMP)
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... A-9 Orcutt and AlKadri describe "risk aversive executives [who] hesitate to implement new innovations" as one of the principal road blocks to innovation in DOTs.
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... A-10 regarding the need for these restrictions to be lifted in order to actually achieve these results. State Auditor David Vaudt was asked to identify what savings could be directly linked to the agency's enhanced flexibility.
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... A-11 ► hntb.com/ThoughtLeadership/Insights/Unleash-innovation-within-your-DOT (undated) This online Thought Leader blog entry on unleashing innovation observes that DOT leaders must constantly assess their core competencies.
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... A-12 • Showcasing new ideas and technologies • Online forums that encourage posting of innovative ideas • Listening channels for connecting with constituents, customers, and suppliers • Creating webinars to share ideas and innovations ► http://www.modot.org/road2tomorrow The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission launched its Interstate 70-focused Road to Tomorrow innovation program in 2015 as a mechanism specifically designed to help create innovative ways to finance the restoration of I-70 and to deliver a 21st Century transportation system. The Road to Tomorrow website solicits ideas from outside Missouri DOT (MoDOT)
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... A-13 administrations to pursue projects important to their respective employees while facilitating dialogue around ideas that impact the entire Department. On the site, managers and employees can proactively explore missiondriven initiatives to encourage: • Budget savings and increased productivity • Increased engagement and workplace satisfaction • Greater agility and collaboration within the Department • Unfiltered information from all fronts According to USDOT's website, IdeaHub engages 30 percent of employees and garnered more than 7,500 ideas, over 90,000 ratings, and nearly 25,000 comments.
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... A-14 • The activities in the proposal should be started as soon as practical after notification of selection (preferably within 6 months, but no later than 1 year) , and TIDP work must be completed within 2 years.
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... A-15 COLLABORATION | Power of Communication ► Patterson F., Kerrin, M., Gatto-Roissard, G., Coan, P., (2009)
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... A-16 efforts." FHWA's Public Roads magazine article on STICs highlights that DOTs often serve as innovation leaders for their states and, working with local, county, and industry stakeholders, play a pivotal role in innovation deployment. ► Innovator newsletter: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/HFL/innovator Innovator, published by the FHWA CAI, advances implementation of innovative technologies and processes in the highway industry.
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... A-17 ► Siekmeier, J; How Organizations Encourage Innovation: Lessons Learned. Presentations from the 93rd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (2014)
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... A-18 individual level. Such states are characterized by an individual's interest in and capacity to bring about change in their work environment.
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... A-19 ► Missouri Department of Transportation.

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