Personnel management (61 - 70 of 97 items)
Equity and Effectiveness of AAFES Personnel Policies: Issues and Concerns
FPCD-81-53: Published: Jul 1, 1981. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1981.
GAO reviewed certain Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) personnel policies and procedures applicable to Universal Annual (UA) employees to identify ways in which AAFES can more equitably or effectively manage its UA work force.Several areas were noted where increased management attention could benefit AAFES and could provide more effective use of nonappropriated funds. GAO specifically id...
Proposals for More Effective Military Manpower Policies
114552: Mar 10, 1981
GAO has recommended conversion to a salary system whereby all service personnel would be paid in cash and distributions based on dependents, marital status, or in-kind benefits would disappear. The present military compensation package consists of basic pay and quarters and subsistence allowances. Since subsistence, quarters, and housing allowances are not subject to Federal income or social secur...
Proposed Agenda of Significant Management Improvements and Cost Reduction Opportunities--Department of Defense
OCG-81-1: Published: Jan 21, 1981. Publicly Released: Jan 21, 1981.
GAO submitted a proposed agenda of significant management improvements and cost reduction opportunities to the Department of Defense.Billions of dollars in annual savings could be achieved by implementation of several actions: (1) the consolidation of military base support activities; (2) the completion of the excellent work already begun in consolidating supply activities, including the eliminati...
Quality of Career Non-Commissioned Officers
FPCD-81-33: Published: Dec 31, 1980. Publicly Released: Dec 31, 1980.
Concern was expressed about the loss of large numbers of quality noncommissioned officers (NCO's) from the services. Beyond the loss of too many skilled NCO's, the concerns centered on whether those NCO's staying in the services are of the same quality level as those who are leaving. GAO made a trend analysis which examined three quality indicators: (1) mental category; (2) educational level; and...
Recruiting Management in the United States Army Recruiting Command
FPCD-80-61: Published: Aug 15, 1980. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 1980.
GAO reviewed recruiting management in the U.S. Army Recruiting Command (USAREC). The audit was conducted at USAREC headquarters and Midwest Region Recruiting Command, and the Army Recruiting Districts. GAO reviewed pertinent records, interviewed management and recruiting officials, and observed the organizational structure.The Army recently completed the most massive investigation of recruiter mal...
Faster Processing of Discharges for Adverse Reasons Could Save Millions of Dollars
FPCD-80-57: Published: Jul 3, 1980. Publicly Released: Jul 3, 1980.
GAO examined timeframes and procedures used to discharge service members for adverse reasons in the Army, Navy, and Air Force. In an earlier report, GAO recommended that the services establish time guidelines for processing administrative discharges. The Department of Defense (DOD) agreed with the intent of the recommendations, but no formal actions have been initiated.GAO believes that DOD needs...
The OGC Adviser, Vol. 4, No. 1
091251: Oct 1, 1979
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Opportunities To Streamline the Air Force Headquarters Structure in the Pacific
FPCD-79-27: Published: Feb 8, 1979. Publicly Released: Feb 20, 1979.
In 1974, following House Appropriations Committee recommendations to reduce the Air Force command structure in the Pacific, the Secretary of Defense announced that Headquarters, Pacific Air Forces would be disestablished and other reductions would be made in Hawaii. The Air Force estimated that this decision would save $34 million annually plus one-time cost savings of $32 million.Although some re...
Report on the Relocation of Director, Naval Oceanography and Meteorology to Bay St. Louis, MS
B-168700: Published: Dec 28, 1978. Publicly Released: Jan 26, 1979.
GAO reviewed cost and morale implications of the relocation of the Naval Oceanography and Meteorology Organization from Washington, D.C., to Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. Approximately $476,000 was required to relocate personnel, equipment, and records, provide temporary space, and construct a new building for the Director, Naval Oceanography and Meteorology. This is basically a headquarters organiz...
The Navy's Advanced Information System: A Personnel Management Information System for the 1980-1990's
LCD-78-122: Published: Sep 18, 1978. Publicly Released: Oct 18, 1978.
In recent years, the Navy's management of its personnel resources has been too decentralized to be effective or efficient. To improve the management of these essential resources, the Navy plans to centralize the management of personnel resources under a "Total Force Management" concept. The Advanced Information System (AIS) is intended to support the "Total Force Management" concept by: providing...