Financial management (41 - 50 of 87 items)
Naval Academy Athletic Association: Organizational Status, Financial Operations, and Oversight
NSIAD-91-291: Published: Sep 24, 1991. Publicly Released: Oct 9, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Naval Academy Athletic Association (NAAA), a private, nonprofit, voluntary association that provides funds for the Naval Academy's intercollegiate athletic program and operates a gift shop and a tour-guide service at the academy, focusing on: (1) NAAA organizational status and the Naval Academy's control over it; and (2) financia...
Deferment Actions Associated With the A-12 Aircraft
T-NSIAD-91-50: Published: Jul 24, 1991. Publicly Released: Jul 24, 1991.
GAO discussed the Department of Defense's (DOD) decision to defer repayment of progress payments to former Navy A-12 contractors pending a settlement, focusing on the impact analysis, data used, and the reasonableness of the deferment decision. GAO found that: (1) DOD did not document its analysis; (2) DOD based its deferment decision on early information indicating that the contractor was in a we...
Major Acquisitions: Top Management Attention Needed To Improve DOT's Acquisition Process
T-RCED-91-45: Published: Apr 24, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 24, 1991.
GAO discussed the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) and U.S. Coast Guard's acquisition management, focusing on: (1) FAA efforts to modernize its air traffic control system (ATC); (2) whether FAA major acquisition budgets warranted management attention; and (3) the Coast Guard's management of its Patrol Boat Replacement Project (PBRP). GAO noted that: (1) FAA experienced substantial cost incr...
Status of Open Recommendations: Improving Operations of Federal Departments and Agencies
OP-90-1: Published: Feb 26, 1990. Publicly Released: Feb 26, 1990.
GAO reported on the conclusions and recommendations resulting from its audits and other reviews of federal departments and agencies. The summaries presented are those on which no satisfactory legislative or administrative actions have been taken or are being taken. They are submitted for use in congressional review of budget requests for fiscal year 1991...
Congressional Relations Activities, 1950-1983: Smith Blair, Charles E. Eckert, Martin J. Fitzgerald, and L. Fred Thompson
OP-14-OH: Published: Feb 1, 1990. Publicly Released: Feb 1, 1990.
GAO presented a transcript of a videotape interview of Smith Blair, Charles Edward Eckert, Martin J. Fitzgerald, and L. Fred Thompson, four former GAO officials who had key roles in GAO liaison with Congress, as part of its program to record key government officials' observations and impressions and ensure that the bases for policy decisions and other important events are systematically recorded f...
Lease Refinancing: Observations on GSA's Proposed Master Leasing and Army's Lease Programs
AFMD-90-7: Published: Nov 24, 1989. Publicly Released: Jan 5, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the General Services Administration's (GSA) proposed Master Installment Purchasing System (MIPS) and the Army's lease refinancing program, focusing on the extent to which the programs' separation of lease financing from equipment procurement could reduce costs to the government.GAO found that: (1) MIPS proposed to separate equipment procurement fr...
Thomas D. Morris, 1970-1975, 1980-1982
OP-13-OH: Published: Jan 1, 1990. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 1990.
GAO presented a transcript of a videotape interview of Thomas D. Morris, a senior GAO official from 1970 to 1975 and 1980 to 1982, as part of its program to record key government officials' observations and impressions and ensure that the bases for policy decisions and other important events are systematically recorded for posterity...
Lease Refinancing: Observations on GSA's Proposed Master Leasing and Army's Lease Refinancing Programs
T-AFMD-89-9: Published: Aug 2, 1989. Publicly Released: Aug 2, 1989.
GAO discussed the General Services Administration's (GSA) proposed Master Installment Purchase System and a related Army program to refinance equipment leases. GAO found that: (1) budget constraints frequently preclude federal agencies from purchasing sufficient computer equipment to meet their needs within a single year; (2) federal procurement regulations provide that leases with purchase option...
Reports Issued in August 1989
139545: Aug 1, 1989
GAO published its monthly digest of reports and testimonies issued in August 1989...
Computer Procurement: Navy Decision to Terminate Its Standard Automated Financial System
IMTEC-89-37: Published: Mar 30, 1989. Publicly Released: May 1, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's decision to terminate its Standard Automated Financial System (STAFS).GAO found that the Navy evaluated four alternatives to identify the most economical means of satisfying its financial management information needs, including: (1) continuing with STAFS after correcting deficiencies, testing the system, and successfully operating STA...