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Climate change adaptation as an organizational system in transportation infrastructure organizations: Identifying processes and institutional elements


  • Kwiatkowski, Kyle P.
  • Chinowsky, Paul S.


•Climate change adaptation is an organizational system.•The system includes institutional, organizational, and technical factors.•Factors are confirmed by experts as very and extremely important.•Factors are confirmed by experts as urgent immediately or in 1–2 years.•Leadership and executive support is the most important and urgent factor.

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  • Kwiatkowski, Kyle P. & Chinowsky, Paul S., 2017. "Climate change adaptation as an organizational system in transportation infrastructure organizations: Identifying processes and institutional elements," Transport Policy, Elsevier, vol. 60(C), pages 47-53.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:trapol:v:60:y:2017:i:c:p:47-53
    DOI: 10.1016/j.tranpol.2017.08.006

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