Personnel management (41 - 50 of 77 items)
Overview of the President's Commission on Executive Exchange Program
GGD-85-50: Published: Apr 30, 1985. Publicly Released: Apr 30, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the President's Commission on Executive Exchange program.GAO found weaknesses in the Commission's conflict of interest policies and procedures and that written conflict of interest determinations of host organizations, the Office of Government Ethics, and the sponsoring organizations were frequently not completed before the executives began thei...
Operations of the Federal Labor Relations Authority
GGD-84-96: Published: Sep 11, 1984. Publicly Released: Sep 11, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed several aspects of the operations of the Federal Labor Relations Authority to determine whether it is fulfilling its responsibilities under the Civil Service Reform Act. GAO determined: (1) what changes the Authority has made or is planning to make in its case processing and administrative operations; and (2) whether the Authority prepares a com...
Progress Report on Federal Executive Development Programs
GGD-84-92: Published: Aug 15, 1984. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed executive development programs for Senior Executive Service (SES) members, focusing on: (1) how the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is fulfilling its program oversight responsibilities; and (2) how agencies are carrying out executive development programs.GAO found that OPM and the agencies that were evaluated have established and are operating...
Observations on a General Services Administration Report on the National Archives and Records Service
GGD-84-95: Published: Jul 31, 1984. Publicly Released: Jul 31, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed a General Services Administration (GSA) report concerning managerial and programmatic problems existing at the National Archives and Records Service (NARS). The review evaluated major issues cited by the report which caused significant disagreement between the two agencies.GAO commented on GSA criticism of NARS operations in its report which concer...
Tax Court Can Reduce Growing Case Backlog and Expenses Through Administrative Improvements
GGD-84-25: Published: May 14, 1984. Publicly Released: May 14, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the operations of the U.S. Tax Court to identify areas that need improvement.GAO found that the Court could make improvements in the scheduling and management of cases. As a result of the increase in petitions filed with the Court, the case backlog doubled between 1980 and 1982. To reduce the backlog and prevent old cases from accumulating, the...
Proposed Legislation To Establish a Government Management Assistance Center
B-184260: Published: Jun 9, 1978. Publicly Released: Jan 3, 1984.
No summary is currently available...
Allegations of Authur E. Morrisette Concerning the Department of Defense's Household Goods Transportation Program
B-146779: Published: Jun 12, 1978. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1983.
The President of Interstate Van Lines, Inc., alleged that millions of dollars in salaries, space, facilities, and equipment are being spent unnecessarily each year to administer the Department of Defense's (DOD) household goods transportation program. DOD spends over $800 million annually to move military members' personal property. It deals with hundreds of transportation companies and hundreds o...
Review of the Government Printing Office's Cost Estimate for the Cooperative Map Program
AFMD-83-89: Published: Sep 30, 1983. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO attempted to determine the accuracy of the Government Printing Office (GPO) estimate of the cost of a proposed cooperative map program that would distribute certain maps to depositories for Government publications. In addition, GAO attempted to determine whether GPO has the funds and personnel resources necessary to implement the proposed program.GAO fou...
Selected Government-Wide Management Improvement Efforts: 1970 to 1980
GGD-83-69: Published: Aug 8, 1983. Publicly Released: Aug 8, 1983.
In response to request from a national academy, GAO reviewed 12 governmentwide management improvement initiatives undertaken from 1970 through 1980.GAO focused on Office of Management and Budget (OMB) circulars, major special projects and committees, and public laws mandating major management activities. In considering how to better sustain future major management initiatives, GAO observed that: (...
State Department's Office of Inspector General Should Be More Independent and Effective
AFMD-83-56: Published: Jun 2, 1983. Publicly Released: Jul 5, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the operations of the Department of State's Office of the Inspector General (OIG) to determine how differences between its authorizing legislation, the Foreign Service Act of 1980, and the Inspector General Act affect the State OIG work.GAO found that the Foreign Service Act included several important differences from the basic Inspector General...