Auditing procedures (1 - 10 of 18 items)
Designing Evaluations (Superseded by GAO-12-208G)
PEMD-10.1.4: Published: May 1, 1991. Publicly Released: May 1, 1991.
This publication is superseded by GAO-12-208G, Designing Evaluations, 2012 Revision, January 31, 2012. GAO published a guide on program evaluation designs, focusing on: (1) the importance of evaluation designs; (2) appropriate program evaluation questions; (3) consideration of evaluation constraints; (4) design assessments; (5) design types; and (6) the use of available data...
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 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 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 Role of the General Accounting Office in Auditing Federal Programs]
119725: Sep 27, 1982
In a speech before a council of educational opportunity associations, GAO discussed its role in auditing Federal programs in general and educational programs in particular. The primary purposes of GAO audits is to: (1) evaluate the efficiency, economy, legality, and effectiveness with which Federal agencies carry out their financial, management, and program responsibilities, and (2) to assist Cong...
The GAO Review, Vol. 17, Issue 2, Spring 1982
118590: Jan 1, 1982
This quarterly publication is prepared primarily for the staff of GAO. Articles in this issue cover a variety of topics, including: trends in program evaluation, intergovernmental auditing, program evaluation by States and localities, the safety of the Nation's food supply, pension plan actuarial methods, statistical reviews of fraud and abuse, the standardization of military payroll systems, audi...
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. 14, Issue 4, Fall 1979
110896: Jan 1, 1979
This publication is prepared primarily for use by the staff of GAO. Articles in this issue covered the following subjects: (1) how an audit evaluation was done; (2) the issues raised during an audit evaluation; (3) new or innovative evaluation techniques; (4) case studies of evaluations done by non-GAO evaluators; (5) general public administration issues such as zero-base budgeting, reorganization...
The GAO Review, Summer 1975, Vol. 10, Issue 3
091093: Jan 1, 1975
No summary is currently available...