Personnel management (21 - 30 of 76 items)
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...
Acquisition Management: Fiscal Year 1995 Waivers of Acquisition Workforce Requirements
NSIAD-96-102: Published: Apr 15, 1996. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1996.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the Department of Defense's (DOD) compliance in fiscal year (FY) 1995 with the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act's waiver provisions.GAO found that: (1) DOD agencies granted 233 waivers for 231 individuals not meeting training, education, tenure, or experience requirements, compared to 63 waivers granted in FY 1994; (2)...
Acquisition Management: Waivers to Workforce Training, Education, and Experience Requirements
NSIAD-95-88: Published: Feb 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Feb 1, 1995.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) compliance with the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act's waiver provisions.GAO found that: (1) during fiscal year (FY) 1994, the military services and DOD agencies granted a total of 63 waivers (50 from the military services and 13 from DOD agencies) to 59 individuals not meeting the education, trainin...
Management Reform: GAO's Comments on the National Performance Review's Recommendations
OCG-94-1: Published: Dec 3, 1993. Publicly Released: Dec 3, 1993.
Pursuant to congressional requests, GAO commented on the recommendations in the National Performance Review's (NPR) report, focusing on: (1) its agreement or disagreement with the recommendations; and (2) major management and programmatic concerns that the NPR report did not address.GAO found that: (1) the NPR report addressed many areas of concern that it has previously stressed such as strengthe...
Acquisition Management: Waivers to Acquisition Work Force Training, Education, and Experience Requirements
NSIAD-93-128: Published: Mar 30, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 30, 1993.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reported on the Department of Defense's (DOD) compliance with the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act's provisions for waiving qualification requirements for acquisition personnel.GAO found that: (1) DOD issued 33 waivers during fiscal year 1992, of which 30 were due to the individuals not having completed a required program management course or...
Experts and Consultants: Weaknesses in Hiring Process at State's Office of Inspector General
GGD-91-60: Published: Jun 24, 1991. Publicly Released: Jul 3, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined whether the Department of State's Office of Inspector General (OIG): (1) omitted references to itself in an annual oversight report to Congress in a deliberate attempt to conceal internal problems; and (2) inappropriately hired and paid experts and consultants.GAO found that: (1) OIG reasons for deleting the expert appointment references stemmed fr...
JFMIP: 40 Years of Progress and the Challenges Ahead
D06549: Dec 20, 1989
This report marks the 40th anniversary of the Joint Financial Management Improvement Program (JFMIP) and highlights its past achievements, current undertakings and future plans. The Joint Program acts as the coordinator and catalyst for financial management improvement involving all federal government operations...
A-76 Program Issues
T-GGD-90-12: Published: Dec 5, 1989. Publicly Released: Dec 5, 1989.
GAO discussed the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Circular A-76 program, focusing on: (1) the program's effect on federal employees and managers; and (2) A-76 program implementation issues. GAO found that: (1) A-76 studies adversely affected employees' morale and productivity and frequently resulted in employee losses; (2) most employees that had their functions contracted out found other...
Social Security: Views of Agency Personnel on Service Quality and Staff Reductions
HRD-89-37BR: Published: Feb 10, 1989. Publicly Released: Feb 15, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO surveyed Social Security Administration (SSA) personnel on the quality of SSA service to the public and the impact of staff reductions on morale, and compared the results with a previous GAO survey.GAO found that: (1) the percentage of field office managers and employees that perceived a decline in SSA service, performance, and morale increased; (2) mana...
Ethics: The Department of Justice's Ethics Program
GGD-88-112BR: Published: Jul 19, 1988. Publicly Released: Aug 23, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Ethics Program to determine whether the program complied with statutory requirements and Office of Personnel Management (OPM) regulations.GAO found that: (1) although the program generally complied with Ethics in Government Act of 1978 requirements, DOJ did not periodically evaluate it or provide training for al...