Personnel management (31 - 40 of 74 items)
Oversight of the General Accounting Office
128303: Oct 22, 1985
Testimony was given on the progress which GAO has made in the past 4 years in the areas of: (1) increasing its ability and capability to audit government automatic data processing (ADP) programs; (2) devoting more resources to identifying waste and inefficiency in defense programs; (3) increasing its expertise in complex technical subject areas; and (4) improving the quality and timeliness of its...
GAO's Personnel Appeals Board: A History and Profile
128772: Jan 1, 1985
This article, which appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 20, Issue 4, Fall 1985, provides a history and profile of the GAO Personnel Appeals Board (PAB) which was the cornerstone of the GAO Personnel Act of 1980. It discussed: (1) the need for a separate personnel system to exempt GAO from executive branch administered laws and regulations relating to personnel matters and to allow GAO to establish it...
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 3, Summer 1985
127817: Published: Jan 1, 1985. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 1985.
This quarterly publication is prepared primarily for GAO staff use. Articles in this issue cover such topics as: personnel management; program evaluation; government financial management controls; auditing at the Federal Bureau of Investigation; governing and the media; computer use in GAO analysis; GAO assistance to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency in disposing of property found in s...
[Request for Information Concerning the GAO Ethics Program]
B-103987: Published: Feb 13, 1984. Publicly Released: Mar 15, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information concerning the ethics program within the General Accounting Office. GAO has been able to resolve all conflict-of-interest problems by reassignment or divestiture, and it has not been necessary to take adverse action against any employee as the result of failure to resolve an ethics problem...
The GAO Review, Vol. 19, Issue 2, Spring 1984
124062: Jan 1, 1984
This quarterly publication is prepared primarily for use by the GAO staff. Articles in this issue cover such topics as: case study evaluations, part-time work and job sharing, the Federal budget deficit, Government-wide management reform, epidemics, training at GAO, electronic auditing methods, and legislative developments...
Training at GAO: A Progress Report
124068: Jan 1, 1984
This article, which appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 19, Issue 2, Spring 1984, describes changes at GAO in the training area which involve consolidating several human resource functions into the Office of Organization and Human Development and emphasizing strategies and techniques to meet changing needs. In the area of training development, curriculum review groups provide guidance for courses as...
Design, Methodology, and Technical Assistance Groups in GAO: A Concept Paper
125125: Nov 15, 1983
GAO commented on a method to improve the quality and timeliness of GAO work through the establishment of Design, Methodology, and Technical Assistance Groups (DMTAG's) to assist divisions in focusing on quality assurance throughout the life of a job. Each division's DMTAG would be composed of functional specialists with a wide range of skills, and it would report to the division director to ensure...
Amendments to Laws Affecting the Responsibilities of the General Accounting Office
B-152040,B-158422: Published: Mar 30, 1977. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
The GAO Review, Vol. 17, Issue 4, Fall 1982
120961: Jan 1, 1982
This quarterly publication is prepared primarily for use by the staff of the General Accounting Office. Articles in this issue cover such topics as: program evaluation, nuclear deterrence, governmental budget reform, security and safety at GAO, the GAO European Branch, quality measurement in program evaluation, the GAO executive candidate development program, and legislative developments...