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Military Exchanges: Consolidation of Exchange Service Distribution Facilities in Waco, Texas
NSIAD-88-82BR: Published: Jan 25, 1988. Publicly Released: Feb 5, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army and Air Force Exchange Service's (AAFES) decision to consolidate its San Antonio and Fort Worth, Texas, warehousing distribution services in Waco, Texas.GAO found that AAFES: (1) ranked the Waco site as the most favorable of the nine locations it considered in the site selection analysis; (2) notified employees at both distribution cent...
Federal Workforce: Data on Training Received by Agency Executives, Managers, and Supervisors
GGD-88-18FS: Published: Nov 30, 1987. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO summarized Office of Personnel Management (OPM) information on short-term training that federal executives, managers, and supervisors receive.GAO found that OPM: (1) abolished the Civil Service Commission's training requirements in an effort to delegate more authority to the agencies regarding the content and timing of executive training; (2) established...
Federal Personnel: Status of Personnel Research and Demonstration Projects
GGD-87-116BR: Published: Sep 21, 1987. Publicly Released: Oct 6, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on personnel research and development programs that the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) conducted pursuant to the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978.GAO found that: (1) OPM has conducted two demonstration projects and one research program since the act's enactment; (2) of the 26 agencies it surveyed, 3 had limited discussions with...
Senior Executive Service: Implementation of the Navy's Program To Rotate Career SES Members
GGD-88-4: Published: Oct 5, 1987. Publicly Released: Oct 5, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO investigated the Navy's implementation of its Senior Executive Service (SES) rotation program.GAO found that the: (1) program requires the Navy to rotate SES employees after they have held a position for 5 years; (2) Navy granted 30 permanent exemptions and 10 temporary waivers from mandatory rotation in view of unique skills, program needs, or personal cir...
Reports Issued in October 1987
134487: Oct 1, 1987
GAO published its monthly digest of reports and testimonies issued in October 1987...
Blue-Collar Workers: Appraisal Systems Are in Place, But Basic Refinements Are Needed
GGD-87-72: Published: Jun 18, 1987. Publicly Released: Jun 18, 1987.
GAO evaluated how the Air Force, the Army, the Navy, and the Veterans Administration (VA) have implemented performance appraisal systems for federal wage system, or blue-collar, employees.GAO reviewed 84 performance plans applicable to 5,843 employees and found that 54 contained standards that were not clear, did not distinguish among all levels of performance, or were based on uncontrollable exte...
Navy Manpower: Squadron Manpower Program Needs Improvement
NSIAD-87-101: Published: May 19, 1987. Publicly Released: May 26, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the Navy Squadron Manpower Document (SQMD) program to determine whether the Navy based its manpower requirements on sound and rigorous processes.GAO found that the Navy: (1) has not established staffing standards on work loads for all ground officers and about 20 percent of ground enlisted personnel; (2) did not document the initial standards deve...
Digests of Unpublished Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Vol. III, No. 7
133470: Apr 1, 1987
GAO published its monthly digest of unpublished decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of April 1987. These decisions involved general government matters, civilian and military personnel law, and procurement law...
Reports Issued in February 1987
133681: Feb 1, 1987
GAO published its monthly digest of reports and testimonies issued in February 1987...
Strategic Defense Initiative Program: Expert's Views on DOD's Organizational Options and Plans for SDI Technical Support
NSIAD-87-43: Published: Nov 19, 1986. Publicly Released: Nov 19, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request and a legislative requirement, GAO reported on the Department of Defense's (DOD) proposal for establishing a new federally funded research and development center (FFRDC), called the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) Institute, to provide the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization (SDIO) with technical support.GAO found that: (1) in November 1985, DOD formed...