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The Challenges for Tomorrow's Federal Manager
137158: Jan 1, 1988
This article, which appeared in the GAO Journal, No. 3, Fall 1988, discusses the opportunities and challenges facing federal managers in the coming years. Federal managers will need to: (1) have greater technical experience for managing the wide array of complex and technologically advanced public programs; (2) employ innovative management techniques for more efficient use of resources; (3) attrac...
Federal Workforce: Recruitment and Retention of Senior Executives at the National Science Foundation
GGD-87-87FS: Published: Jun 4, 1987. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed recruitment, retention, and salaries of Senior Executive Service (SES) personnel at the National Science Foundation (NSF).GAO found that: (1) NSF experienced recruiting problems at the SES level, but it did not maintain statistical data on availability of candidates who declined offers or chose not to apply; (2) although top quality candidates were...
An Integrated Approach to Human Resources Management
115196: Jan 1, 1981
This article appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 16, Issue 2, Spring 1981. In 1980, GAO began operating an independent personnel system which removed it from most Office of Personnel Management regulations. This independence, combined with a continually expanding congressional mandate, a changing work force, legal constraints on employment practices, and improvements in personnel management technolog...
Civil Service Commission's Reply to an Inquiry About a Summary of the Procedures and Practices Regarding Applications for Senior Level Positions
B-172846: Published: May 24, 1971. Publicly Released: May 24, 1971.
No summary is currently available...
GAO's Human Capital Strategic Plan: 2013-2015
GAO-13-300SP: Published: Jul 10, 2013. Publicly Released: Jul 10, 2013.
This 2013-2015 human capital strategic plan guides GAOs development and implementation of human capital policies and programs. This plan implements the objectives, goals, and key efforts of goal 4 from the agencys 2010-2015 Strategic Plan and reflects elements of OPMs Human Capital Assessment and Accountability Frameworkand supports the human capital elements of GAOs Qualit...
Management Of Civilian Hiring Limitations And Recruiting By The Department Of Defense Is Costly
B-165959: Published: Dec 30, 1969. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1969.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) management of its civilian personnel ceilings and its related recruiting practices.GAO noted that: (1) DOD's system for managing civilian personnel ceilings has lacked sufficient flexibility and there have also been recruiting problems; (2) the combination has resulted in uneconomical and otherwise undesirable cont...