Performance measures (41 - 50 of 117 items)
District of Columbia: Performance Report Shows Continued Progress
GAO-03-693: Published: May 15, 2003. Publicly Released: May 15, 2003.
The Federal Payment Reauthorization Act of 1994 (Pub. L. 103-373) requires the District of Columbia to submit to the Congress a performance accountability plan with goals for the upcoming year, and after the end of the fiscal year, a performance accountability report on the extent to which the District achieved the goals in the plan. The 1994 act further requires that GAO review and evaluate the D...
Management Reform: Continuing Progress in Implementing Initiatives in the President's Management Agenda
GAO-03-556T: Published: Mar 26, 2003. Publicly Released: Mar 26, 2003.
As part of its work to improve the management and the performance of the federal government, GAO monitors progress and continuing challenges related to the five crosscutting initiatives in the President's Management Agenda (PMA). The President cited GAO's high-risk areas and major management challenges in developing these initiatives. GAO remains committed to working with the Congress and the Admi...
Major Management Challenges and Program Risks: Department of the Treasury
GAO-03-109: Published: Jan 1, 2003. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 2003.
In its 2001 performance and accountability report on the Department of the Treasury, GAO identified important tax systems modernization, border security, trade regulation, financial management, and other issues facing the department. The information GAO presents in this report is intended to help to sustain congressional attention and a departmental focus on continuing to make progress in addressi...
Major Management Challenges and Program Risks: Environmental Protection Agency
GAO-03-112: Published: Jan 1, 2003. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 2003.
In its 2001 performance and accountability report on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), GAO identified important challenges facing the agency in improving environmental information, developing a comprehensive human capital approach, and strengthening working relationships with the states. The information GAO presents in this report is intended to help to sustain congressional attention and...
Major Management Challenges and Program Risks: U.S. Agency for International Development
GAO-03-111: Published: Jan 1, 2003. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 2003.
In its 2001 performance and accountability report on the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), GAO identified important management issues facing the agency. The information GAO presents in this report is intended to help sustain congressional and agency attention on continuing to make progress in addressing these challenges and ultimately overcoming them. This report is part of a spec...
Defense Management: New Management Reform Program Still Evolving
GAO-03-58: Published: Dec 12, 2002. Publicly Released: Dec 12, 2002.
The Secretary of Defense announced a new business transformation program in 2001 with the intent of improving the effectiveness and efficiency of Department of Defense business operations. Concerned that the previous administration's Defense Reform Initiatives (DRI) could not be successful without many years of sustained effort, the Senate Committee on Armed Services issued a September 2001 report...
U.S. Postal Service: Moving Forward on Financial and Transformation Challenges
GAO-02-694T: Published: May 13, 2002. Publicly Released: May 13, 2002.
The U.S. Postal Service continues to face financial and transformation challenges. Since GAO placed the Service's long-term outlook and transformation efforts on its high-risk list, the Service's financial situation has continued to decline, and its operational challenges have increased. The Service took a good first step when it issued its Transformation Plan. The plan provides information about...
Tax Administration: IRS Continues to Face Management Challenges in its Business Practices and Modernization Efforts
GAO-02-619T: Published: Apr 15, 2002. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 2002.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) was, for the second consecutive year, able to prepare financial statements that received an unqualified opinion. However, this achievement once again came through the use of substantial, costly, and time-consuming processes to compensate for serious systems and control deficiencies. IRS continues to make progress in its performance management system by using a s...
Managing For Results: Next Steps to Improve the Federal Government's Management and Performance
GAO-02-439T: Published: Feb 15, 2002. Publicly Released: Feb 15, 2002.
Federal agencies need to work with other governmental organizations, nongovernmental organizations, and the private sector, both domestically and internationally, to achieve results. By focusing on accountable, results-oriented management, the federal government can use this network to deliver economical, efficient, and effective programs and services to the American people. The administration's p...
Department of the Treasury: Status of Achieving Key Outcomes and Addressing Major Management Challenges
GAO-01-712: Published: Jun 15, 2001. Publicly Released: Jul 16, 2001.
This report reviews the Department of the Treasury's fiscal year 2000 performance report and fiscal year 2002 performance report plan required by the Government Performance and Results Act. Specifically, GAO discusses Treasury's progress in addressing several key outcomes that are important to Treasury's mission. In general, GAO could not adequately determine Treasury's progress on five key outcom...