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Audiovisual Programs: Federal Agencies' Cost Reporting and Management Practices
GGD-86-125BR: Published: Aug 26, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 26, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed executive branch audiovisual activities to: (1) develop information on the volume and cost of such activities; and (2) test agencies' compliance with Office of Management and Budget (OMB) policies and procedures for managing such activities.GAO found that: (1) the National Audiovisual Center understated the costs of federal audiovisual activitie...
Historians: Information on Historian Programs in the Department of Defense
NSIAD-86-139FS: Published: Jul 14, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 21, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reported on the historian programs in the Department of Defense (DOD).GAO found that: (1) in fiscal year 1986, DOD employed 371 military personnel and 25 civilians in its historian programs at an estimated cost of $27,128,000; (2) the Air Force published approximately 48 major volumes with another 41 volumes in progress and 60 volumes planned; (3) the Ar...
Inventory Controls: Improper Air Force Disposal and Reuse of F100 Engine Blades
NSIAD-86-182BR: Published: Aug 15, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided an interim report on its findings concerning the disposal and reuse of F100 engine blades by the Air Logistics Center (ALC) in San Antonio, Texas.GAO found that: (1) the San Antonio ALC improperly condemned engine blades and sent them to the disposal yard to be sold as scrap metal; (2) the San Antonio ALC reintroduced some condemned blades into...
Federal Agencies' Bill Paying Performance
130531: Jul 29, 1986
In response to a congressional request, GAO discussed its assessment of federal agencies' timeliness in paying the private sector for the more than $200 billion of goods and services the government purchases each year. GAO found that passage of the Prompt Payment Act and its implementation by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) have substantially improved the government's bill-paying perform...
Civilian Personnel Law Manual: Supplement 1986
130724: Jul 1, 1986
This document supplements the Civilian Personnel Law Manual. It contains information concerning federal civilian employees' legal entitlements and reflects GAO decisions issued from January 1, 1985 through December 31, 1985...
Military Compensation: Comparisons With Civilian Compensation and Related Issues
NSIAD-86-131BR: Published: Jun 5, 1986. Publicly Released: Jun 5, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined military and private-sector compensation to attempt to: (1) compare compensation and benefits of military and private-sector personnel of approximately equal ages and levels of experience; (2) correlate military compensation increases with the military's ability to meet its manpower requirements; and (3) correlate differences in military and privat...
Guide for Writing Executive Summaries
130024: May 30, 1986
GAO published a guide for writing executive summaries to assist in training new supervisors, report reviewers, writers, and editors, and as a reference for more experienced staff. The guide includes several samples of executive summaries from previous reports...
129370: Mar 19, 1986
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO commented on federal pay, focusing on issues it raised in various audit reports over a 12-year period. GAO noted that: (1) the differential between federal and private sector pay rates averaged about 19 percent in 1985 and is expected to increase; (2) while the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) will start to gather state and local government pay data for inf...
Designing Evaluations: A Workbook
129366: Feb 1, 1986
This document, which presents designs for three specific evaluations, is intended to be used as a companion-piece to the transfer paper, Designing Evaluations. The designs have four purposes to: (1) serve as guidance to managers and staff in the execution phase of the job; (2) minimize time that would otherwise be lost on a job when staffing changes must be made later on; (3) give job sponsors a c...
The Extent of Navy Compliance With Congressional Guidelines on the Training and Administration of the Reserve Program
NSIAD-85-139: Published: Sep 5, 1985. Publicly Released: Sep 10, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's Training and Administration of the Reserve (TAR) Program to determine the extent to which the Navy has complied with congressional guidelines for Department of Defense appropriations bills for fiscal years 1981 through 1984.GAO found that the Navy has fully complied with a guideline requiring the transfer of all TAR personnel funding...