Program management (41 - 50 of 69 items)
Economic Development and Manpower Training Programs Alleviating Unemployment in Knox County, Kentucky
B-130515: Published: Mar 24, 1970. Publicly Released: Nov 17, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
A New Approach Is Needed for the Federal Industrial Wastewater Pretreatment Program
CED-82-37: Published: Feb 19, 1982. Publicly Released: Feb 19, 1982.
GAO reviewed the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) efforts to develop and implement the industrial pretreatment program.GAO found that the: (1) overall scope and impact of the pretreatment program remains undefined; (2) program may result in costly, inequitable, and redundant treatment that may not address toxic pollution problems; and (3) program will be a further drain on scarce federal, s...
The Cooperative Extension Service
117652: Feb 17, 1982
The Cooperative Extension Service, consisting of federal, state, and local agricultural offices, was established primarily to provide farmers with information and to encourage them to improve their farming methods. The range of programs offered by the Extension Service and the audiences served have broadened considerably. The Extension Service's enabling legislation is general enough so that inter...
A Bureaucrat Who Made a Difference for the Better
117385: Oct 1, 1981
Management by objectives has been defined as a managerial process whereby organizational purposes are diagnosed and met by joining supervisors and subordinates in the pursuit of mutually agreed upon goals. Progress and goal attainment are measured and monitored in appraisal sessions. The system at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) centers around one simple form which ties objectives from BLM ope...
Continuation of the Resource Conservation and Development Program Raises Questions
CED-81-120: Published: Aug 11, 1981. Publicly Released: Aug 14, 1981.
GAO reviewed the Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) program and the administrative and legislative changes needed to improve the control and operation of the program.GAO was unable to develop a clear picture or measure of overall benefits under the program because program accomplishments are not clearly distinguishable at either the project or measure l...
Federal Disaster Assistance
088051: Jul 21, 1981
No summary is currently available...
EPA's New Research Controls: Problems Remain
CED-81-124: Published: Jul 14, 1981. Publicly Released: Jul 14, 1981.
External and internal criticism prompted the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to take various steps in 1978 to improve research controls. GAO evaluated the degree to which EPA took action to implement its new research controls and how these new procedures resolved previous research planning and management problems.The GAO review of the new procedures and practices of EPA indicates that, altho...
River Basin Commissions Have Been Helpful, but Changes Are Needed
CED-81-69: Published: May 28, 1981. Publicly Released: May 28, 1981.
River basin planning should match the needs of water users with the amount of water available irrespective of State boundaries or Federal agency responsibilities. A review was made to determine how successful river basin commissions have been in meeting their legislative objectives of planning and coordinating water resource development.The river basin commissions, as they are now operating, do no...
Certain Activities of the Economic Opportunity Commission of Nassau County, New York
HRD-81-23: Published: Dec 22, 1980. Publicly Released: Dec 24, 1980.
GAO reviewed activities of the Economic Opportunity Commission and the Community Economic Development Corporation in Nassau County, New York. It was alleged that Emergency Energy Assistance Program (EEAP) funds were used for other purposes or were unaccounted for. The Commission commingled the funds with other Community Services Administration funds in the same bank account and made advances from...
113090: Aug 21, 1980
GAO reviewed the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) management efforts to identify, set priorities for, and develop timely solutions to safety hazards. Safety hazards include problem areas such as midair collisions, cabin fires, and seat dislocations during crash impacts. GAO did not assess the technical sufficiency or reasonableness of the FAA approach or its solutions. FAA can enhance aviat...