Federal agency reorganization (61 - 67 of 67 items)
Streamlining the Federal Field Structure: Potential Opportunities, Barriers, and Actions That Can Be Taken
FPCD-80-4: Published: Aug 5, 1980. Publicly Released: Aug 5, 1980.
At a time when the Federal Government is looking for ways to cut federal spending and achieve a balanced budget, every reasonable cost-cutting opportunity must be explored. GAO sees the Federal Government's "field structure" as a prime area for exploring ways of cutting costs and raising government productivity.Agencies can reduce unnecessary and duplicative overhead and support costs by: (1) cons...
The Work of the Comptroller General and His Reporting to the Congress of the United States
106527: Jun 6, 1978
GAO, headed by the Comptroller General, is an independent agency within the legislative branch of the Government. The Comptroller General is appointed by the President and can be removed only by Congress for cause. GAO assists Congress in carrying out its legislative and oversight responsibilities by supplying information and advice. It evaluates Government programs to determine their efficiency a...
Reorganization Impact on the Executive Office of the President
GGD-78-63: Published: Apr 21, 1978. Publicly Released: Apr 21, 1978.
The impact of Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1977 on the funds, functions, and personnel of the Executive Office of the President was examined. As of March 1978, there were 14 units in the Executive Office instead of the 21 that existed in early 1977 and the 19 that were in effect when the plan was sent to Congress. Full-time permanent positions are being reduced by 244, 9 less than needed to meet t...
Civil Service Reform and Reorganization
105693: Apr 12, 1978
The Civil Service Commission (CSC) presently serves as both the protector of employee rights and the promoter of efficient personnel management policy. The proposed Civil Service reorganization divides those two roles between two separate agencies, the Merit Systems Protection Board and the Office of Personnel Management. The Office of Personnel Management would develop personnel policies, provide...
Department of Housing and Urban Development Reorganization Plan: Some Accomplishments but More Needed
FPCD-78-33: Published: Apr 10, 1978. Publicly Released: Apr 10, 1978.
In June 1977, a report recommended that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) could streamline its organization through consolidating its 77 field offices and realigning regional and field office functions. A proposed reorganization, which is expected to affect less than 10 percent of HUD field employees, is intended to modify the field structure and improve management. The propose...
The Impact of Selected Activities Relating to the Reorganization of the Florida Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services on the Florida Vocational Rehabilitation Program
105415: Apr 4, 1978
Florida legislation required the Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services to accomplish an internal reorganization within its existing resources and appropriations. The purpose of the reorganization was to integrate the delivery of all health, social, and rehabilitation services offered by the State and to assure effective and efficient delivery of high quality health services to all citiz...
Standardized Federal Regions: Little Effect on Agency Management of Personnel
FPCD-77-39: Published: Aug 17, 1977. Publicly Released: Aug 17, 1977.
One of the objectives of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in establishing a standard federal region policy is to improve management and economies of personnel which could result in savings among federal departments.OMB has not stressed management improvements among departments and agencies, and standardizing regional boundaries has been limited to a few agencies with little effect on mana...