Program management (101 - 110 of 355 items)
HUD Reforms: Progress Made Since the HUD Scandals but Much Work Remains
RCED-92-46: Published: Jan 31, 1992. Publicly Released: Jan 31, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) actions to address widespread fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement, focusing on progress HUD had made as of December 1991 in correcting four departmentwide deficiencies in management systems, internal controls, organizational structure, and staffing problems in fourteen individual programs pr...
State Department: Management Weaknesses in the Security Construction Program
NSIAD-92-2: Published: Nov 29, 1991. Publicly Released: Jan 7, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the factors that have contributed to the delays and cost increases in the Diplomatic Security Construction Program, focusing on the: (1) extent of the delays and cost increases and the reasons for them; and (2) adequacy of the State Department's management of the program.GAO found that: (1) although State reorganized its Office of Foreign Buildings...
Ship Maintenance: The Navy's Fleet Modernization Program
NSIAD-91-20: Published: Mar 7, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 7, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the Department of the Navy's Fleet Modernization Program (FMP), the Navy's primary vehicle for updating ships' offensive, defensive, and operating systems.GAO found that the Navy: (1) fiscal year (FY) 1987 FMP budget request was $1.6 billion, which included about $958 million for 2,278 modernization projects on 244 ships; (2) did not install about...
Budget Issues: Effects of the Fiscal Year 1990 Sequester on the Department of Education
HRD-90-150FS: Published: Aug 3, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 4, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the effects of the fiscal year (FY) 1990 sequester on the Department of Education, focusing on: (1) how the sequester reduced resources; and (2) the sequester's impact on the Department's ability to fulfill its mission.GAO found that: (1) the FY 1990 sequester reduced the Department's budgetary resources by $266.1 million, or 1.1 percent of its $24...
Defense Budget Issues: Uniform Definition of Management Support Agencies Needed
NSIAD-90-255: Published: Jul 30, 1990. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO determined whether the budget for the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) properly reflected the funds applied to management support agencies and activities (MSA).GAO found that: (1) it could not determine whether MSA funds were properly accounted for in the OSD budget because the Department of Defense (DOD) did not have a uniform MSA definition; (2) t...
A-76 Program Issues
T-GGD-90-12: Published: Dec 5, 1989. Publicly Released: Dec 5, 1989.
GAO discussed the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Circular A-76 program, focusing on: (1) the program's effect on federal employees and managers; and (2) A-76 program implementation issues. GAO found that: (1) A-76 studies adversely affected employees' morale and productivity and frequently resulted in employee losses; (2) most employees that had their functions contracted out found other...
Munitions Development: Status of the Direct Airfield Attack Combined Munitions
NSIAD-90-16: Published: Oct 27, 1989. Publicly Released: Oct 27, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) the development status of the Air Force's Direct Attack Combined Munitions (DAACM); (2) the Air Force's DAACM requirement; (3) Air Force DAACM development completion plans; and (4) actual and future DAACM program costs.GAO found that: (1) the Air Force suspended full-scale DAACM development because intelligence estimates questioned DAACM effec...
Navy Maintenance: Implementing the Commercial Industrial Services Program at San Diego
NSIAD-89-18: Published: Dec 2, 1988. Publicly Released: Dec 2, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's management of the Commercial Industrial Services (CIS) program in San Diego, California, focusing on: (1) whether the Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion, and Repair (SUPSHIP), San Diego, implemented the program in compliance with Navy policy and regulations and in a manner similar to other West Coast Navy activities; (2) whether Navy...
Development Assistance: Issues Concerning AID's Social Marketing for Change Program
NSIAD-89-29: Published: Nov 9, 1988. Publicly Released: Nov 29, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed various allegations concerning the Agency for International Development's (AID) Social Marketing for Change (SOMARC) Program, which markets contraceptives for developing countries, to determine whether: (1) AID changed an evaluation of the program to remove criticism; (2) a member of the evaluation team had a possible conflict of interest; and (...
Bridge Improvements: States Exercise Discretion in Selecting Projects Using Federal-Aid Funds
RCED-89-8: Published: Oct 26, 1988. Publicly Released: Oct 26, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on six state highway agencies' selections of bridges for replacement and rehabilitation, specifically the: (1) legislative requirements for bridge project selection and the Federal Highway Administration's (FHwA) role in the process; (2) factors that states considered in making bridge project decisions; and (3) levels and sources of...