Internal controls (21 - 30 of 33 items)
Navy Maintenance: Aviation Component Repair Program Needs Greater Management Attention
NSIAD-89-171: Published: Jul 6, 1989. Publicly Released: Jul 6, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's aviation component repair program, focusing on: (1) whether repair prices were well-supported and reasonable; (2) Navy efforts to improve efficiency and contain costs; and (3) internal program management controls.GAO found that naval aviation depots: (1) during fiscal year (FY) 1988, overhauled almost 200,000 components, with revenues of...
Community Action: Serious Financial Problems at the Columbus Community Action Organization
HRD-86-38: Published: Dec 13, 1985. Publicly Released: Dec 13, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed whether the Columbus Metropolitan Area Community Action Organization (CMACAO) misused federal funds in operating its programs.GAO noted that it used data from a public accounting firm's audit report on CMACAO financial activities to help determine whether CMACAO had financial management problems. GAO found that: (1) CMACAO lacked an adequate financ...
Contract Practices: Free-Lance Services Provided by RFE/RL Employees
NSIAD-86-16: Published: Nov 27, 1985. Publicly Released: Nov 27, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed broadcast controls at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Inc. (RFE/RL), a government-financed private organization which broadcasts to Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union. Because of questions raised about possible abuses, GAO reviewed: (1) RFE/RL reasons for contracting with its employees; (2) the extent and cost of such contracting; and (3) cont...
Second-Year Implementation of the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act in the Department of Labor
HRD-86-29: Published: Nov 18, 1985. Publicly Released: Nov 18, 1985.
GAO reviewed the Department of Labor's second-year efforts to implement and comply with the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act (FMFIA), which is aimed at strengthening management controls and accounting systems and helping to detect and deter fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement in federal agencies.GAO found that, at the end of 1984, uncorrected internal control weaknesses existed in Labo...
[The Leesburg GAO Senior Executive Management Meeting Speeches]
124300: Nov 8, 1983
The 1983 GAO Senior Executive Management Meeting stressed the need for understanding, communicating, and building teamwork within the GAO organization. The need for improvement in various management areas was discussed including: planning, the use of report conferences, quality assurance procedures, report responsibility, the issue area system, work with Congress on auditing internal controls and...
Information About Essex-Newark Legal Services Project, Inc., NJ
HRD-83-23: Published: Dec 23, 1982. Publicly Released: Jan 24, 1983.
GAO was asked to survey a legal services project in connection with allegations of mismanagement. Because of the personal nature of the allegations, GAO did not report on the specific allegations, but presented a summary of the problems that have confronted the project and the actions taken or planned to address them.During the past few years, the project has been beset by recurring conflicts betw...
Problems in Implementing the Army's CAPSTONE Program To Provide All Reserve Components With a Wartime Mission
FPCD-82-59: Published: Sep 22, 1982. Publicly Released: Sep 22, 1982.
The Army's CAPSTONE Program is designed to aline all Army Reserve component units, which include the Army National Guard and Army Reserves, under gaining-commands; these commands will employ Reserve units in wartime and provide detailed information concerning their wartime mission. GAO reviewed the CAPSTONE program to determine whether Reserve components are focusing unit training on their specifi...
Managing Your Relations With the Agency
112554: May 16, 1980
Guidelines are presented of actions that can be taken to foster cooperative relationships with agency officials and others being audited by GAO. Although presented from a perspective of working at locations away from agency headquarters, the techniques and principles of effective, continuous two-way communication throughout an assignment are equally applicable to agency headquarters' activities. T...
Rebuilding Public Confidence in Government--The Financial Manager's Role
111769: Mar 19, 1979
A major contributing factor in the erosion of the confidence of the public in the Federal Government has been the attention given in the media to evidence and allegations of waste, fraud, abuse, and error in the management of public programs. The misuse of Government funds is generated by relatively few employees who have seriously damaged the reputation of the 3 million other Federal employees wh...
Activities of the Economic Opportunities Development Corporation of San Antonio and Bexar County, Texas
HRD-78-106: Published: Apr 27, 1978. Publicly Released: Apr 27, 1978.
Programs of the Economic Opportunities Development Corporation of San Antonio, Texas, need operating improvements, including more effective delivery of services, better compliance with program requirements, and the collection of sufficient data for reporting program accomplishments. The Alcoholic Rehabilitation Program benefited participants, but there was inadequate documentation related to group...