Strategic planning (21 - 30 of 77 items)
Employment of OMHAR Staff at HUD Following Their Employment at OMHAR
GAO-03-703R: Published: Jun 30, 2003. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 2003.
To reduce the estimated multibillion-dollar costs to the federal government of renewing rental subsidy contracts while helping preserve available and affordable low-income rental housing, Congress passed the Multifamily Assisted Housing Reform and Affordability Act of 1997 (Act), which established the "mark-to market" program to restructure the contracts. The Act also created the Office of Multifa...
U.S. Postal Service: Key Postal Transformation Issues
GAO-03-812T: Published: May 29, 2003. Publicly Released: May 29, 2003.
The President established this Commission to examine the state of the U.S. Postal Service (the Service) and submit a report by July 31, 2003, with a proposed future vision for the Service and recommendations to ensure the viability of postal services. GAO has provided congressional committees with many reports and testimonies on postal matters, and this testimony is based largely on these prior re...
Defense Transformation: Preliminary Observations on DOD's Proposed Civilian Personnel Reforms
GAO-03-717T: Published: Apr 29, 2003. Publicly Released: Apr 29, 2003.
DOD is in the midst of a major transformation effort including a number of initiatives to transform its forces and improve its business operations. DOD's legislative initiative would provide for major changes in the civiliean and military human capital management, make major adjustments in the DOD acquisition process, affect DOD's organization structure, and change DOD's reporting requirements to...
Human Capital: Building on the Current Momentum to Address High-Risk Issues
GAO-03-637T: Published: Apr 8, 2003. Publicly Released: Apr 8, 2003.
Federal employees represent the government's knowledge base, drive its capacity to perform, and define its character, and as such, are its greatest asset. The early years of the 21st century are proving to be a period of profound transition for our world, our country, and our government. In response, the federal government needs to engage in a comprehensive review, reassessment, reprioritization,...
Results-Oriented Cultures: Creating a Clear Linkage between Individual Performance and Organizational Success
GAO-03-488: Published: Mar 14, 2003. Publicly Released: Apr 4, 2003.
The federal government is in a period of profound transition and faces an array of challenges and opportunities to enhance performance, ensure accountability, and position the nation for the future. High-performing organizations have found that to successfully transform themselves, they must often fundamentally change their cultures so that they are more results-oriented, customer-focused, and col...
Results-Oriented Cultures: Modern Performance Management Systems Are Needed to Effectively Support Pay for Performance
GAO-03-612T: Published: Apr 1, 2003. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 2003.
There is widespread agreement that the basic approach to federal pay is broken and that it needs to be more market- and performance-based. Doing so will be essential if the federal government is to maximize its performance and assure accountability for the benefit of the American people. While there will be debate and disagreement about the merits of individual reform proposals, all should be able...
Defense Infrastructure: Personnel Reductions Have Not Hampered Most Commissaries' Store Operations and Customer Service
GAO-03-417: Published: Mar 6, 2003. Publicly Released: Mar 6, 2003.
In response to concerns about the impact of proposed cuts in the Defense Commissary Agency's workforce, the House Armed Services Committee placed in its report on the Bob Stump National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 a requirement that we evaluate the effect of the personnel reductions. Specifically, we assessed (1) the status of personnel reductions and how they have affected stor...
Major Management Challenges and Program Risks: Department of Defense
GAO-03-98: Published: Jan 1, 2003. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 2003.
In its 2001 performance and accountability report on the Department of Defense (DOD), GAO identified systemic and specific problems with management processes related to strategic planning, human capital, support infrastructure, financial and information management, acquisition reform, contracting processes, and logistics reengineering. The information GAO presents in this report is intended to hel...
Major Management Challenges and Program Risks: Social Security Administration
GAO-03-117: Published: Jan 1, 2003. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 2003.
In its 2001 performance and accountability report on the Social Security Administration (SSA), GAO identified important issues relating to research capacity, its process for determining disability, management of a high-risk Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program, future service delivery plans, and protection of information facing the agency. The information GAO presents in this report is inten...
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...