Personnel management (51 - 60 of 76 items)
Effects of FY 1982 Budget Cuts on the Merit Systems Protection Board
FPCD-83-20: Published: Apr 8, 1983. Publicly Released: Apr 8, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the impact of fiscal year (FY) 1982 budget reductions on the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) and its Office of the Special Counsel (OSC).MSPB and its OSC received substantial budget reductions in FY 1982 which required both agencies to cut their operating expenses. GAO found that MSPB and OSC were less timely and, in some instances, less t...
Effect of FY 1982 Budget Reductions on the Federal Labor Relations Authority
FPCD-83-18: Published: Mar 11, 1983. Publicly Released: Mar 11, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the impact of fiscal year (FY) 1982 budget reductions on the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA).GAO found that the final 1982 FLRA appropriation was $14.2 million, approximately 11 percent less than its 1981 appropriation and about 15 percent less than its approved request for 1982; the agency received a supplemental appropriation of $645,...
U.S. Preparations for the 1983 Regional Administrative Radio Conference
120767: Mar 8, 1983
GAO presented testimony concerning its review of the preparatory activities of the principal Federal agencies involved in the 1983 Regional Administrative Radio Conference which will plan for the Western Hemisphere nations' implementation of broadcast satellite service and will determine the technical rules under which the service will operate. The conference is expected to decide on whether to ap...
Organization and Operations of the American Revolution Bicentennial Commission
B-166850: Published: Dec 21, 1972. Publicly Released: Nov 18, 1982.
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Information on the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service's Reorganization Due to 1982 Budget Reductions
HRD-82-68: Published: Apr 30, 1982. Publicly Released: Apr 30, 1982.
GAO was asked for information concerning the possible impact of fiscal year 1982 budget reductions on the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service's (FMCS) effectiveness. Of specific concern were the: (1) reductions in the number of regional offices, personnel, office space, and equipment; and (2) cutbacks in the Houston, Texas, office and their impact on that office's effectiveness.After being...
Better Management Would Improve the Effectiveness of the District of Columbia's ADP Resources
GGD-82-47: Published: Mar 12, 1982. Publicly Released: Mar 12, 1982.
GAO reviewed the problems which the District of Columbia is experiencing in managing and using its automatic data processing (ADP) resources.The cost of programs managed or controlled with information maintained by computers is a significant portion of the District's operating budget. However, inadequate management practices have reduced the effectiveness of this support, affected agency and ADP o...
116596: Oct 6, 1981
The Agency for International Development's (AID) project implementation process has slowed down during recent years. In addition, the age of obligated undisbursed funds, referred to as the pipeline, has increased from about $1.5 billion to about $5 billion over the last 6 years. The significant pipeline buildup occurs because of the AID tendency to overemphasize activities which deal with planning...
A New Headquarters/Field Structure Could Provide a Better Framework for Improving Department of Energy Operations
EMD-81-97: Published: Sep 3, 1981. Publicly Released: Oct 5, 1981.
The Department of Energy (DOE) field structure is a collection of the field offices associated with the various agencies which were consolidated to form DOE. GAO examined the DOE headquarters/field organization structure to determine its impact on the agency's ability to carry out its mission and evaluated the effectiveness of the organizational structure as it relates to lines of authority betwee...
Obstacles Hamper the Office of Personnel Management's Evaluation of the Implementation of the 1978 Civil Service Reform Act
FPCD-81-69: Published: Sep 14, 1981. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 1981.
GAO completed a limited review of the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) 5-year strategy for evaluating the implementation and impact of the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978. GAO identified problems which it believes could hamper the collection of data needed to evaluate the Act.GAO identified the following management and technical weaknesses which it believes warrant careful consideration by...
An Evaluation of the Organizational Relationship of the Office of Human Development Services and the Administration on Aging
FPCD-81-41: Published: Apr 20, 1981. Publicly Released: Apr 20, 1981.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Human Development Services (0HDS) supervises program agencies, such as the Administration on Aging. GAO reviewed OHDS to determine if: (1) OHDS staff units have infringed on and usurped the responsibilities of the Commissioner on Aging, who heads the Administration on Aging; (2) staff units' placement over the Administration has resulted...