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EEO Oversight: Report of GAO's Affirmative Action Planning Process
PAB-93-1: Published: Feb 10, 1993. Publicly Released: Feb 10, 1993.
GAO reviewed its equal employment opportunity (EEO) activities from 1987 to 1990, focusing on: (1) its strategy for developing affirmative action plans; (2) the implementation of its strategy; (3) the approaches used in the affirmative action plans; and (4) management accountability for implementing affirmative action strategies.GAO found that: (1) the GAO affirmative action plan is not formulated...
GAO History, 1921-1991
OP-3-HP: Published: Nov 1, 1991. Publicly Released: Nov 1, 1991.
GAO presented a brief history of the first 70 years of GAO, focusing on: (1) the expanding role of GAO in the federal government; (2) its evolution from a voucher-checking staff to one of the most respected audit organizations in the world; and (3) its values and cultures. GAO conducted this work as part of its program to record key government official's observations and impressions and ensure tha...
Diversifying and Expanding Technical Skills at GAO
PEMD-90-18S: Published: Apr 1, 1990. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1990.
GAO reviewed its Task Force on Interdisciplinary Management's review of GAO utilization, training, and management of its technical staff.GAO found that: (1) its work force was successful and had strong technical skills, and it managed its work force in an interdisciplinary manner; (2) it had a continued need to enlarge its professional staff's technical capabilities through recruitment and trainin...
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...
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...
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...
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...
An Administrative History: GAO 1966-1981
114505: Mar 1, 1981
The significant internal events, directions, and changes that occurred in GAO between 1966 and 1981 are summarized. The purpose of the project was to bring together the developments affecting the role and operations of GAO during this period. The history records the ways in which GAO has served Congress and helped to make the government more effective and accountable. Aspects covered include gover...
The GAO Review, Vol. 16, Issue 4, Fall 1981
117382: Jan 1, 1981
This quarterly publication is prepared primarily for the staff of GAO. Articles in this issue cover a variety of topics including: trends in evaluation, GAO regional office programs, management by objectives, training programs at GAO, program evaluation logic, fiscal policy, the evaluation of decentralized programs, performance appraisal systems, cost comparisons, and recent legislation...
The GAO Review, Vol. 15, Issue 4, Fall 1980
113808: Jan 1, 1980
This quarterly publication is prepared primarily for the use by the staff of GAO. Articles in this issue cover such topics as trends in evaluation, the Seattle Regional Office, rental housing, evaluation methods, savings through legislation, manufacturing in space, productivity in the Federal Government, expenditure analyses, work force planning, day care centers, and legislative developments...