Personnel management (61 - 70 of 242 items)
The San Francisco Regional Office, 1954-1987: Interview With Harold J. D'Ambrogia, Kenneth A. Pollock, Richard A. Sheldon, and Charles F. Vincent
OP-20-OH: Published: Sep 1, 1991. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1991.
GAO presented a transcript of an interview with Harold J. D'Ambrogia, Kenneth A. Pollock, Richard A. Sheldon, and Charles F. Vincent, who served as officials in the San Francisco Regional Office during the period between 1954 and 1987, as part of its program to record key government officials' observations and impressions and ensure that the bases for policy decisions and other important events ar...
The President's Commission on Executive Exchange
T-GGD-91-38: Published: Jun 10, 1991. Publicly Released: Jun 10, 1991.
GAO discussed the President's Commission on Executive Exchange, focusing on the adequacy of controls over: (1) procurement; (2) travel; (3) budget; and (4) personnel. GAO noted that: (1) due to erroneous Office of Personnel Management (OPM) legal advice, the Commission made inappropriate expenditures from the OPM revolving fund over a 4-year period without regard to federal laws and regulations; (...
Federal Pay: Private Sector Salary Differences by Locality
GGD-91-63FS: Published: Apr 29, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 29, 1991.
GAO compared federal white-color salary rates with non-federal rates within local geographic areas.GAO found that: (1) private sector employers paid more than the federal government in each of the 22 metropolitan statistical areas (MSA); (2) the size of the average private-sector advantage varied by MSA, ranging from 6 percent to 39 percent; (3) in 9 of 22 MSA, federal pay trailed average private-...
Social Security Downsizing: Significant Savings but Some Service Quality and Operational Problems
HRD-91-63: Published: Mar 19, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 18, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Social Security Administration's (SSA): (1) efforts in reducing its staff by 21 percent between fiscal years 1985 and 1990; and (2) ability to maintain adequate service quality throughout the downsizing period.GAO found that: (1) SSA timely completed its staff reduction and achieved $1.9 billion in cost savings for the 6-year period, with expec...
OSS-11.1.4: Published: Apr 1, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1991.
GAO provided a publication to: (1) introduce employees to the GAO Security Manual; and (2) acquaint employees with their security responsibilities and the manual's requirements...
International Activities 1956-1981: Interview With James A. Duff, J. Kenneth Fasick, and Charles D. Hylander
OP-19-OH: Published: Mar 1, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1991.
GAO presented a transcript of a videotaped interview with James A. Duff, J. Kenneth Fasic, and Charles D. Hylander, three former GAO officials who served as directors and held key management positions in the International Division and European and Far East offices, as part of its program to record key government officials' observations and impressions and ensure that the bases for policy decisions...
Federal Pay--Special Rates: Effect on Recruitment and Retention for Selected Clerical Occupations
GGD-90-118: Published: Sep 24, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 24, 1990.
GAO examined the effectiveness of the use of special rates in recruiting and retaining federal clerical employees in selected localities.GAO found that: (1) higher salaries paid under the special rates program appeared to help to retain employees in the four clerical occupations reviewed; (2) in 18 of the 20 specific special rate cases examined, quit rates declined in the year after the imposition...
Observations on GAO's Experience in Implementing an Independent Personnel System
T-ACG/OPS-90-1: Published: Jul 26, 1990. Publicly Released: Jul 26, 1990.
GAO discussed its personnel system, focusing on: (1) areas where the system has been beneficial; and (2) aspects of its grievance and appeals procedures. GAO noted that: (1) it can move more expeditiously in hiring and recruiting its personnel; (2) it has created a performance-based system that rewards its staff for accomplishments and contributions; (3) it implemented new position classifications...
Regional Offices and the Field Operations Division: Interview With Francis X. Fee, Walter H. Henson, and Hyman L. Krieger
OP-15-OH: Published: Jun 1, 1990. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1990.
GAO presented a transcript of a videotape interview of Francis X. Fee, Walter H. Henson, and Hyman L. Krieger, three former GAO officials who served as regional managers and as directors or deputies in the Field Operations Division, as part of its program to record key government officials' observations and impressions and ensure that the bases for policy decisions and other important events are s...
Due Process: Procedures for Unfavorable Suitability and Security Clearance Actions
NSIAD-90-97FS: Published: Apr 23, 1990. Publicly Released: May 24, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated six federal agencies' administrative due-process procedures.GAO found that: (1) the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) carried out the civilian personnel suitability and security programs; (2) only one agency had regulations that specifically included administrative due-process procedures for cases where employees were determined unsuitable for...