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Inspectors General: Appointments and Related Issues
AFMD-93-74FS: Published: May 28, 1993. Publicly Released: May 28, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on federal inspectors general (IG), focusing on: (1) IG appointments and related issues; (2) the Department of Energy (DOE) IG resources devoted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) audit; and (3) IG resources and staff size at 34 agencies with agency-appointed IG.GAO found that: (1) federal legislation provided for the...
TQM Implementation at EPA
GGD-93-22R: Published: Mar 30, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 30, 1993.
GAO reviewed the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) implementation of total quality management initiatives. GAO found that: (1) as EPA invested more time and effort in TQM activities, TQM implementation matured, barriers became less difficult, and greater benefits could be achieved; (2) EPA is in the early phases of TQM implementation, but the level of TQM activity in EPA facilities is greate...
TQM Implementation at GSA
GGD-93-23R: Published: Mar 30, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 30, 1993.
GAO commented on the implementation of total quality management (TQM) at the General Services Administration (GSA). GAO noted that: (1) a significant number of GSA installations have implemented TQM; (2) one-third of GSA installations are still in the early phases of TQM implementation; (3) GSA involvement in TQM activities increased as TQM maturity increased; (4) three-quarters of the responding...
TQM Implementation at Justice
GGD-93-26R: Published: Mar 30, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 30, 1993.
GAO reviewed the Department of Justice's (DOJ) implementation of total quality management (TQM). GAO found that: (1) 57 percent of DOJ installations had implemented TQM and about 45 percent were planning to implement TQM; (2) 58 percent of DOJ installations were in phase 4 or 5 of TQM implementation, which was significantly higher than government installations in general; (3) the majority of DOJ i...
Federal Personnel Management: OPM Reliance on Agency Oversight of Personnel System Not Fully Justified
GGD-93-24: Published: Dec 8, 1992. Publicly Released: Jan 4, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on whether the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) should rely on agency personnel management evaluations (PME) as the primary method for personnel program effectiveness and compliance oversight.GAO found that: (1) because of reduced staffing levels and resources, OPM increasingly relied on agencies and PME to oversee the civil service...
Personnel Practices: Schedule C and Other Details to the Executive Office of the President
GGD-93-14: Published: Nov 6, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 9, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the detailing of executive agency employees by Cabinet-level departments and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to Executive Office of the President (EOP) agencies, to determine: (1) agency compliance with appropriation act requirements; (2) compliance with reimbursement requirements for details over 180 days in a fiscal year; (3) the extent...
The Changing Workforce: Demographic Issues Facing Employers
T-GGD-92-61: Published: Jul 29, 1992. Publicly Released: Jul 29, 1992.
GAO discussed demographic estimates of and employers' responses to changes in the federal and nonfederal sector labor force. GAO noted that: (1) the number of women participating in the labor force has increased to 57 million, and employers are offering child and elder care assistance, flexible work schedules, flexible benefits, and parental leave benefits; (2) minority involvement in the work for...
Personnel Practices: Details of Schedule C Employees to the White House
T-GGD-92-28: Published: Apr 9, 1992. Publicly Released: Apr 9, 1992.
GAO discussed federal agencies' use of Schedule C appointment authority to hire employees and detail them to the White House. GAO noted that: (1) Schedule C positions are excepted from the competitive service, since the personnel in those positions either make policy or have a close and confidential working relationship with a key official; (2) some agencies, including the Department of Defense an...
The Public Service: Issues Confronting the Federal Civilian Workforce
GGD-92-24: Published: Jan 24, 1992. Publicly Released: Jan 24, 1992.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed: (1) issues affecting the federal public service, as identified in the 74 reports and 18 testimonies it issued in 1990 on the federal public service; (2) significant improvements in federal human resource management; and (3) key recommendations it made that Congress, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), and other agencies have not yet acted...
Merit Systems Protection Board: Time-And-Attendance and Personnel Practices Need Attention
GGD-91-104: Published: Aug 8, 1991. Publicly Released: Sep 9, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed allegations made against senior officials of the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), on: (1) the time-and-attendance (T&A) practices of the three MSPB Board members and their personal staffs; (2) MSPB detailing of certain Schedule-C appointees and the pay level MSPB set for a Schedule-C appointee during a limited emergency Senior Executive...