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Downsizing- Understand issues and trends

This section addresses the issues and trends associated with downsizing he workforce which include how to anticipate and to plan for such events, what program and policy areas in transportation are predicted to be most vulnerable to downsizing and why; how to mitigate the negative impacts of downsizing on those who must leave and those who remain in the organization, how to weigh the costs and benefits of alternative downsizing strategies and tactics.

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Analysis and Benchmarking of State DOT Human Resource Activities (in process)This benchmarking study identifies gaps and best practices of state Department of Transportation human resources (HR) activities. It includes an online survey and in depth interviews on this topic. The study also reports on states' experiences with outsourcing HR functions and the relationship of HR system functionality to meeting strategic human resources and workforce goals.
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