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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...
The Evolution of the General Accounting Office: From Voucher Audits to Program Evaluations
OP-2-HP: Published: Jan 1, 1990. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 1990.
GAO presented a perspective on the main eras in the General Accounting Office's historical evolution from 1921 to the present, changes in its organization, and its work over the last 25 years...
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, 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...
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. 16, Issue 3, Summer 1981
116145: Jan 1, 1981
This quarterly publication is prepared primarily for the staff of GAO. Articles in this issue cover a variety of topics including: GAO history, trends in evaluation, GAO regional office programs, lack of controllability in the Federal budget, fraud and abuse in entitlement programs, regional planning in energy-rich States, auditing, reading skills, hazardous waste disposal, sunset laws, cost estim...
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, Vol. 14, Issue 3, Summer 1979
090849: Jan 1, 1979
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