Performance measures (51 - 60 of 64 items)
Congressional Oversight: Challenges for the 21st Century
T-OCG-00-11: Published: Jul 20, 2000. Publicly Released: Jul 20, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the importance of congressional oversight and the challenges that face the 21st century.GAO noted that: (1) future fiscal challenges call for prudent stewardship of the national government to ensure delivery of the services that Americans need versus what they want, and considering what the government can collectively afford; (2) this affordabilit...
Small Business Administration: Steps Taken to Better Manage Its Human Capital, but More Needs to Be Done
T-GGD/AIMD-00-256: Published: Jul 20, 2000. Publicly Released: Jul 20, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Small Business Administration's (SBA) efforts to identify its current and future workforce needs, budget for them and manage them strategically.GAO noted that: (1) designing, implementing, and maintaining effective human capital strategies will be critical for agencies to maximize their performance; (2) agencies need a strategic approach to ma...
Human Capital: Observations on EPA's Efforts to Implement a Workforce Planning Strategy
T-RCED-00-129: Published: Mar 23, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 23, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed its observations on the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) efforts to determine the workforce it needs to meet its strategic goals and objectives, focusing on: (1) how EPA determines the number of employees and competencies needed to carry out its strategic goals and objectives; and (2) what actions, if any, EPA is taking to improve its workf...
Human Capital: Managing Human Capital in the 21st Century
T-GGD-00-77: Published: Mar 9, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 9, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed ways to improve the federal government's approach to managing its people.GAO noted that: (1) federal employees should be viewed not as costs to be cut but as assets to be appreciated; (2) strategic human capital management recognizes that employees are a critical asset for success, and that an organization's human capital policies and practices mu...
Human Capital: Strategic Approach Should Guide DOD Civilian Workforce Management
T-GGD/NSIAD-00-120: Published: Mar 9, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 9, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed civilian personnel downsizing in the Department of Defense (DOD) and a framework that could be useful for approaching its human capital management challenges in the future.GAO noted that: (1) DOD has undergone a very significant downsizing of its civilian workforce; (2) this downsizing is expected to continue through the first half of this decade,...
Human Capital: Key Principles From Nine Private Sector Organizations
GGD-00-28: Published: Jan 31, 2000. Publicly Released: Jan 31, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO identified the private sector's key principles for strategically and effectively managing their human capital to provide federal agencies with information and examples to help them improve their human capital management.GAO noted that: (1) each of the 9 private sector organizations that GAO reviewed implemented human capital strategies and practices that we...
Human Capital: A Self-Assessment Checklist for Agency Leaders
GGD-99-179: Published: Sep 1, 1999. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1999.
GAO published a self-assessment checklist to assist agency leaders in designing, implementing, and maintaining an effective human capital strategy. GAO's approach to self-assessment: (1) emphasizes investment in enhancing the value of individual employees and of the agency workforce as a whole; and (2) asks whether the agency has established and clearly defined and communicated a shared vision and...
Federal Management and Workforce Issues Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-98-9(3): Published: Aug 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1998.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the Federal Management and Workforce Issues issue area as of August 17, 1998...
Compendium of GAO Indicator Statistics for Midyear 1992
147585: Jun 1, 1992
GAO presented its midyear report of key performance indicators for 1992. The indicator information focused on: (1) results of GAO work; (2) management of GAO work; and (3) a profile of human resources at GAO...
INS Staffing Levels
FPCD-81-67: Published: Aug 20, 1981. Publicly Released: Aug 25, 1981.
GAO was asked to review the staffing levels for the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS); the allocation of INS staff to the regional, district, and headquarters offices; and the lack of an adequate work measurement system in INS.In its review, GAO found that the Office of Management and Budget reduced the INS personnel ceiling by 350 full-time permanent positions for fiscal year 1981 and...