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General Accounting Office Thesaurus
OIRM-85-3: Published: Sep 1, 1985. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1985.
The second edition of the GAO Thesaurus provides a complete cross-referencing for subject areas, directing the user to synonyms, broader and narrower terms, and otherwise related terms. The Thesaurus lists more than 3,200 terms, and will be used to index all GAO documents and to store and retrieve information from the GAO documents database...
Analysis of the Implementation of DOD's Resources Management Public Affairs Plan
NSIAD-85-53: Published: Feb 15, 1985. Publicly Released: Mar 27, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined the Department of Defense (DOD) Public Affairs Plan which was designed to enhance media and public understanding of and support for the DOD management improvement program.GAO was unable to determine the full extent of the plan's activities and their associated costs; however, based on an examination of available speeches and transcripts, GAO did...
Major Defense Issues Being Addressed by the General Accounting Office
NSIAD-85-42: Published: Mar 1, 1985. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1985.
GAO summarized the types of defense issues and questions that Congress will address over the next few years, and it discussed several of the completed and ongoing congressional studies on the issues.GAO believes that the sizable increases in defense budgets over the past few years require additional efforts on the part of Department of Defense (DOD) officials to ensure that the funds are spent eff...
The GAO Review, Volume 20, Issue 4, Fall 1985
128767: Jan 1, 1985
This quarterly publication is prepared primarily for GAO staff use. Articles in this issue cover such topics as: organizational effectiveness; evaluation methods; the block grant programs; the emergency federal coal leasing program; the GAO Personnel Appeals Board; marketing; state agencies' internal controls; small group conferences; and legislative developments...
The GAO Review, Volume 20, Issue 2, Spring 1985
127079: Jan 1, 1985
This quarterly publication is prepared primarily for GAO staff use. Articles in this issue cover such topics as: measuring the government's borrowing costs; evaluation methods; internal control and accounting systems; federal employee economic analysis; auditing with new technologies; employee performance evaluations; auditing procedures; and legislative developments...
Comptroller General's Annual Report 1983
B-119600: Published: Feb 28, 1984. Publicly Released: Feb 28, 1984.
The activities of GAO are reported for the fiscal year ended September 30, 1983. Highlights of these activities are summarized and included: management and cost control savings recommended to the Department of Defense; a study of chemical warfare; reports on foreign military sales to Israel and Egypt, potential energy shortages, controlling health care costs, and debt collection...
Adequacy of DOD Operational Test and Evaluation and GAO Views on S. 1170
121714: Jun 23, 1983
Testimony was given concerning GAO views on the adequacy of the Department of Defense's (DOD) test and evaluation of major weapon systems, focusing on: (1) the adequacy of test resources; (2) the emphasis placed on test results; and (3) the adequacy of operational test and evaluation results reported to Congress. GAO found that major problems exist in test resources, particularly a shortage of ele...
Comptroller General's Annual Report 1982
B-119600: Published: Feb 28, 1983. Publicly Released: Feb 28, 1983.
The activities of GAO are reported for fiscal year (FY) 1982. During FY 1982, Congress faced many critical issues relating to the Nation's security and economic and social well-being. To present most clearly what GAO has done to assist Congress, the annual report is divided into two parts. Volume I highlights some of the major efforts and accomplishments of GAO. Volume II contains detailed informa...
The GAO Review, Vol. 18, Issue 4, Fall 1983
123324: Jan 1, 1983
This quarterly publication is prepared primarily for use by the GAO staff. Articles in this issue cover such topics as: program evaluation, the Federal budget, the use of experts, planning for change, the legal minimum wage, natural gas prices, and legislative developments...
Comptroller General's Annual Report 1981
B-119600: Published: Mar 4, 1982. Publicly Released: Mar 4, 1982.
The activities of GAO are reported for the fiscal year ended September 30, 1981. Highlights of these activities are summarized and include: assistance to Congress; auditing/evaluation; impact of new legislation on GAO operations; legal services and decisions; financial management improvement; settlement of claims; savings and other accomplishments; operating expenses; staffing; and participation o...