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Serious Problems Need To Be Corrected Before Federal Merit Pay Goes Into Effect
FPCD-81-73: Published: Sep 11, 1981. Publicly Released: Sep 11, 1981.
GAO reviewed the Federal agencies' progress in implementing the performance appraisal and merit pay provisions of the Civil Service Reform Act.GAO is concerned about the Federal agencies' readiness to make sound merit pay decisions. The decentralized, nonprescriptive approach of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is not providing the leadership that is needed to insure quality merit pay prog...
Civil Service Reform: An Annotated Bibliography
OISS-81-07: Published: Jun 1, 1981. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1981.
Selected articles and reports on civil service reform are presented. Subjects include: performance appraisal, accountability, merit pay, collective bargaining, whistleblowing, the Senior Executive Service, the Office of the Special Counsel, and the Federal Labor Relations Authority. The majority of articles encompass all sections of the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 and do not fit into any spec...
First Look at Senior Executive Service Performance Awards
FPCD-80-74: Published: Aug 15, 1980. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 1980.
The Senior Executive Service (SES) went into effect on July 13, l979, with a system of performance awards intended to encourage excellence in performance and higher productivity among Federal executives. The first bonuses under this system were paid in May and April of l980 by the Small Business Administration (SBA), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the Merit Systems P...
Implementation of the Performance Appraisal Provisions of the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978
112289: May 13, 1980
The discussion concerned the implementation of performance appraisal provisions of the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978. While performance measurement, as used in the Federal Government, generally refers to the performance of groups, performance appraisal refers mainly to an individual's performance. The Act provides for the linking of performance measurement systems to performance appraisal syste...
The OGC Adviser, Vol. 3, No. 3
110119: Apr 1, 1979
The OGC Adviser is published by the Office of the General Counsel for the professional staff of GAO. Last year the editors of the Adviser asked GAO division directors to comment on their working relationships with the Office of the General Counsel (OGC). In this issue, the General Counsel summarizes the responses received and gives his views on how OGC and the divisions can work together to achiev...
A Management Concern: How To Deal With the Nonproductive Federal Employee
FPCD-78-71: Published: Aug 10, 1978. Publicly Released: Aug 10, 1978.
Concerns have been expressed that many government employees are not productive and that nothing can be done about it. Federal agencies are empowered to fire, suspend, or demote employees in accordance with established laws, regulations, and procedures.The Civil Service Commissioners, top agency officials, leaders of federal employee unions, and federal employees hold widely divergent views on the...