Program evaluation (21 - 30 of 90 items)
What We Were, Who We Are
140954: Jan 1, 1990
This article, which appeared in the GAO Journal, No. 8, Winter/Spring 1990, describes three distinct eras in GAO history, and how its mission and procedures have evolved to meet the changing needs of Congress. The initial GAO focus on voucher auditing changed, after World War II, to the increased use of a public accounting approach for financial management reviews and reviews of the legality of ag...
The GAO Review, Volume 21, Issue 2, Spring 1986
130321: Jan 1, 1986
This quarterly publication is prepared primarily for GAO staff use. Articles in this issue cover such topics as: program evaluation; costs of major weapon systems; international tax administration; transportation services for the disabled; improvements in financial management; accounting principles and standards; GAO internal controls; and legislative developments...
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...
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...
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...
The GAO Review, Volume 20, Issue 1, Winter 1985
126469: Jan 1, 1985
This quarterly publication is prepared primarily for GAO staff use. Articles in this issue cover such topics as: (1) program evaluation; (2) taxing hazardous waste; (3) the potential for a federal consolidated financial system; (4) commercializing Landsat and weather satellites; (5) measuring the government's borrowing costs; (6) the GAO resident instructor program; (7) the duties of the Office of...
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...
General Accounting Office Reviews of Domestic Food Assistance Programs
123992: Apr 25, 1984
Testimony was given on GAO work relating to the Department of Agriculture's (USDA) domestic food assistance programs, including reports on: (1) overissued Food Stamp Program benefits; (2) wage matching, collections, and corrective action plans in the Food Stamp Program; (3) error-rate sanction systems for needs-based programs; (4) benefit targeting and related issues in the Special Supplemental Fo...
The GAO Review, Vol. 19, Issue 4, Fall 1984
125824: Jan 1, 1984
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, the growth of GAO during the Truman administration, government auditing history, the Grace Commission, effective communication, Department of Education evaluation, postal ZIP codes, and legislative developments...
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...