Personnel management (31 - 40 of 61 items)
Information on Internal EEO Activities at Selected Federal Agencies
GGD-85-62: Published: Jun 14, 1985. Publicly Released: Jun 24, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed information on civil rights activities submitted by a variety of federal agencies to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for fiscal years 1981 and 1984.GAO obtained information on internal equal employment opportunity (EEO) office activities at the agencies including components dealing with complaint processing, policy development, legal a...
Applicability of OMB Circular A-76 to Personnel Reductions in the Department of Health and Human Services
HRD-85-30: Published: Feb 22, 1985. Publicly Released: Feb 22, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) plan to reduce its staff in the Office of the Secretary. It was alleged that HHS did not perform cost-comparison studies to justify the change from in-house to contract work, as required by Office of Management and Budget Circular A-76, and that HHS employees, whose positions were being abolishe...
Improving the Management of the Federal Government
125264: Sep 19, 1984
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed current government management improvement efforts and past management reforms, and it focused on two key management areas: human resources and management support systems. The administration has devoted substantial energies to improve management by various means and has recently broadened its efforts to by initiating a long-range program aimed at i...
Civil Service Reform Act: Annual Report for Fiscal Year 1983
GGD-84-29: Published: Apr 25, 1984. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 1984.
Pursuant to legislative requirements, GAO reported on the activities of the Office of Personnel Management, the Merit Systems Protection Board, and the Federal Labor Relations Authority.GAO noted that it has issued a number of separate reports on the significant activities of the three offices. GAO listed and described: (1) the reports issued in fiscal year 1983 on the actions of the three offices...
Flexible and Compressed Work Schedules for Federal Employees
B-179810: Published: Mar 23, 1977. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 1983.
This document discusses potential legislation authorizing Federal agencies to experiment with flexible and compressed work schedules for employees. GAO recognized that certain employees and labor organizations would be concerned that some potential would exist for management to use new work schedules to avoid payment of overtime. GAO was of the opinion that the draft bill contained sufficient safe...
Obstacles Hamper the Office of Personnel Management's Evaluation of the Implementation of the 1978 Civil Service Reform Act
FPCD-81-69: Published: Sep 14, 1981. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 1981.
GAO completed a limited review of the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) 5-year strategy for evaluating the implementation and impact of the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978. GAO identified problems which it believes could hamper the collection of data needed to evaluate the Act.GAO identified the following management and technical weaknesses which it believes warrant careful consideration by...
Measuring Productivity in Accounting and Finance Offices
D14969: Sep 1, 1981
The Joint Financial Management Improvement Program issued a booklet that describes four productivity systemsÂżtheir design, implementation and use. Although these productivity measurement systems apply primarily to finance and accounting operations, the principles apply to any operations. JFMIP hopes that this booklet will sufficiently stimulate financial managers to design, develop, and impleme...
Improving the Credibility and Management of the Federal Work Force Through Better Planning and Budgetary Controls
FPCD-81-54: Published: Jul 17, 1981. Publicly Released: Aug 17, 1981.
GAO was asked to address problems associated with workforce planning, including the use of the indirect workforce, personnel ceilings, and the limitations of agency budget data in identifying total workforce costs. In response, GAO conducted a review which covered the period of November 1980 to May 1981. GAO and other reports addressing the use of personnel ceilings and the development and use of...
Personnel Conversions During Presidential Transition: Improved Monitoring Needed
FPCD-81-51: Published: May 27, 1981. Publicly Released: May 27, 1981.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) investigated 43 personnel conversions processed during the recently completed Presidential transition period. OPM reviewed conversions at three agencies, and GAO subsequently reviewed conversions at four other agencies. As used in this report, conversion refers to the process in which an employee is converted from a position in the excepted service to a pos...