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Determining Performance and Accountability Challenges and High Risks (Exposure Draft)
OCG-00-12: Published: Aug 1, 2000. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 2000.
GAO published an exposure draft on government programs and functions that GAO has identified as "high risk" because of their greater vulnerabilities to waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement...
Congressional Oversight: Challenges for the 21st Century
T-OCG-00-11: Published: Jul 20, 2000. Publicly Released: Jul 20, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the importance of congressional oversight and the challenges that face the 21st century.GAO noted that: (1) future fiscal challenges call for prudent stewardship of the national government to ensure delivery of the services that Americans need versus what they want, and considering what the government can collectively afford; (2) this affordabilit...
Department of Defense: Progress in Financial Management Reform
T-AIMD/NSIAD-00-163: Published: May 9, 2000. Publicly Released: May 9, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Department of Defense's (DOD) financial management reform, focusing on the challenges and initiatives that are in place or planned.GAO noted that: (1) challenges include DOD's inability to: (a) properly account for and report billions of dollars of inventory and property, plant, equipment, and national defense assets, primarily weapon systems...
Office of Management and Budget: Future Challenges to Management
T-GGD/AIMD-00-141: Published: Apr 7, 2000. Publicly Released: Apr 7, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the management challenges facing the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), focusing on the broader challenges facing the nation and the federal government now and in the future and their implications for central leadership approaches in general, and OMB in particular.GAO noted that: (1) the nation faces a wide range of challenges and opportunitie...
Managing in the New Millennium: Shaping a More Efficient and Effective Government for the 21st Century
T-OCG-00-9: Published: Mar 29, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 29, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the actions needed to make the federal government more efficient and effective for the 21st Century.GAO noted that: (1) the fiscal pressures associated with maintaining and managing the surplus have increased the need for more efficient and effective government and will continue to require difficult choices; (2) government performance and accounta...
The Results Act: Observations on the U.S. Export-Import Bank's Draft Fiscal Years 2001-06 Strategic Plan
GGD/NSIAD-00-93R: Published: Feb 16, 2000. Publicly Released: Feb 16, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the U.S. Export-Import Bank's (Eximbank) draft fiscal years 2001-2006 strategic plan, focusing on the: (1) improvements made to the February 1999 draft strategic plan; and (2) areas where Eximbank's draft strategic plan could better meet the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 and related guidance.GAO noted that: (1) Eximb...
Managing for Results: Challenges Agencies Face in Producing Credible Performance Information
GGD-00-52: Published: Feb 4, 2000. Publicly Released: Feb 4, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO identified some of the challenges agencies face in producing credible performance information and how those challenges may affect performance reporting, focusing on: (1) whether the weaknesses identified in agencies' performance plans imply challenges for the performance reports; (2) some of the challenges agencies face in producing credible performance dat...
Results Act: Information on Performance Goals and Measures Contained in the Department of Transportation's Fiscal Year 2000 Performance Plan
RCED-00-13R: Published: Nov 15, 1999. Publicly Released: Nov 15, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Transportation's (DOT) performance plan for fiscal year (FY) 2000, focusing on whether the plan provided information on: (1) the desired end results; (2) the results of programs and activities that are expected to lead to end outcomes; and (3) products and services that are typically based on the numbers of activiti...
Potential Candidates for Congressional Oversight
OCG-00-3R: Published: Nov 1, 1999. Publicly Released: Nov 1, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided a list of federal government programs, activities, and facilities for review by a series of bipartisan congressional task forces for possible termination, reduction, deferral, or reform.GAO noted that: (1) GAO was asked to identify oversight themes suggested by those candidates that could serve as the basis for congress' prospective bipartisan task...
Forest Service: A Framework for Improving Accountability
RCED/AIMD-00-2: Published: Oct 13, 1999. Publicly Released: Oct 26, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Forest Service's progress in improving its accounting and financial reporting, focusing on Forest Service's efforts to: (1) achieve financial accountability; (2) become more accountable for its performance; and (3) better align its budget with its strategic goals and objectives.GAO noted that: (1) since the first audit of the For...